Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences

Shalamar Hospital celebrated World Patient Safety Day on September 17th with a seminar dedicated to enhancing patient safety and awareness. This annual event aims to underscore the importance of patient safety and promote initiatives that contribute to better healthcare outcomes.

The seminar featured distinguished speakers who shared their insights on various aspects of patient safety, emphasizing the hospital’s dedication to ensuring the well-being of its patients.Chairman of Surgery, Dr. Talat Waseem, delivered a compelling address on the theme of “Ensuring Safe Surgery.” His talk shed light on the meticulous measures taken by Shalamar Hospital to guarantee the safety of surgical procedures, with a focus on reducing risks and complications.

Prof. Dr. Mujeeb Abid Butt addressed the audience on the critical topic of “Patient Engagement in Shalamar Hospital and the Goal to Improve Effective Communication.Dr. Maryum Tarrar, an expert in infection prevention and control (IPC), including hand hygiene, emphasized the significance of integrating patient safety priorities within the hospital. Her presentation underscored the hospital’s unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest standards of infection prevention, with a particular focus on hand hygiene practices.The seminar at Shalamar Hospital was a resounding success, bringing together healthcare professionals, patients, and stakeholders to reaffirm their collective commitment to patient safety.