Safety for patients

Just as you entrust yourself to the flight crew when you board a plane, you trustingly place yourself in the hands of your doctors and nursing staff when you check into a hospital. And just like in an airplane, there are a series of checks and measures that are undertaken in a hospital to ensure your safety.

For example, we have instituted measures in the following areas:

  • Patient wristband with name and date of birth
  • Safety during operations: Checklists before and during the intervention
  • Safety with drugs
  • Preventing infections caused by hospital-acquired pathogens through improved hand hygiene
  • Preventing infection of wounds
  • Preventing falls

Information for VISITORS:

No visiting is permitted at present (with very few exceptions).

Information for PATIENTS:

If a coronavirus infection is suspected, with

AND if, in the 14 days before these symptoms appeared, there was

please do NOT go to a hospital or doctor’s office; stay at home.
Call the health advice hotline 1450 to discuss what to do next.