Govt to introduce 3-colour bedsheets system in hospitals

LAHORE:The Punjab authorities has ordered for changing bedsheets every day and determined to introduce a ‘three-colour bedsheets system’ to make sure correct hygiene in public sector hospitals. Provincial Minister of Major and Secondary Healthcare Dr Jamal Nasir revealed this on Friday.

The minister knowledgeable that from January 1, 2024, bedsheets of three completely different colors can be used in any respect the district headquarter hospitals being run by his division whereas the identical system may even be launched at tehsil headquarter hospitals from January 15.

Punjab Minister for Major and Secondary Healthcare Dr Jamal. — APP/File

“Daily, a bedsheet of various color might be used for all of the beds in a hospital and a schedule might be prescribed for each hospital for this objective”, the minister advised.

The minister stated that each one the district headquarter hospitals might be supplied with seven mattress sheets of three colors for every mattress. He additional knowledgeable that disposable mattress sheets might be used for emergency wards and a brand new bedsheet might be used for each affected person.

Earlier, a month-to-month efficiency assessment assembly for all of the tehsil headquarters hospitals was held beneath the chairmanship of Dr Jamal Nasir. Secretary Well being Ali Jan Khan reviewed the month-to-month efficiency of 135 Tehsil Headquarters Hospitals of Punjab.

Particular Secretary M Iqbal, Further Secretary Khizer Afzal and Rashid Irshad, DG Well being Dr Ilyas Gondal and DG Medication M Sohail additionally participated within the assembly.

In the meantime, Minister of Well being, Social Welfare and Baitul Mal, Prof. Dr Javed Akram chaired a gathering within the workplace of the DG Social Welfare to assessment the steps taken to improve the Chaman Centre.

DG Social Welfare and Baitul Mal Mudassar Riaz Malik, Prof. Dr Shazia Maqbool, Director Irfan Gondal and Dr Uzma Bukhari from UNICEF participated within the assembly. Dr Javed Akram stated that Chaman Centre in Social Welfare Complicated Township was being upgraded and a mannequin centre can be constructed for the rehabilitation of in another way abled youngsters.

He stated that nursing, linguistic and speech remedy amenities might be accessible in Chaman Mannequin Centre. Cupboard approval might be taken if obligatory for the upgradation of Chaman Centre. Mudassar Riaz Malik stated {that a} working paper was being ready for the upgradation of Chaman Centre.

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