Preventive measures in the wake of COVID-19 for the safety of all in hospital
Minimize exposure to infections with the use of protective gear
Medical professionals and related staff are to wear the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Frequent cleaning of public areas and surfaces where physical touch is common, in a bid to prevent infections from physical touch and droplets in the air. High-quality solution is used for effective viral disinfection up to international standards.
To cleaning physicians’ consultation rooms
To clean lift buttons and all over the lifts every hour
To clean door knobs, railings and escalator handrails
To clean queue number machines and ATMs
Reorganized entrances and exits, along with newly designated areas in hospital Patients and visitors in general
Single-channel policy to control infections
Compulsory thermoscan for all incoming and outgoing visitors
Alcohol sanitizers are available hospital-wide.
Isolated service routes for patients with respiratory conditions
The separate entrance and exit, far away from other patients
Designated pick-up point for patient transfer to the Fever and Acute Respiratory Tract Infection Clinic.
Enhanced safety protocol for inpatients
Medical readiness in anticipation of high-risk patients
The Fever and Acute Respiratory Tract Infection Clinic has been set up to provide one-stop medical services, from diagnosis and X-ray, to laboratory and medicine prescription.
At the Fever and Acute Respiratory Tract Infection Clinic, all doctors and nurses get prepared in case of patients at risk of COVID-19 infections.
High-risk patients are taken to an isolation room –negative pressure room to control infections.
Air purifiers are in place in all the rooms in use.
Policy in place as to exposure or arising symptoms in medical professionals and hospital staff
Staff are advised against traveling to high-risk zones. Those with travel history there shall be subject to 14-day quarantine, Covid-19 swab tests and follow-up.
Staff are well informed of the current heightened levels of self-prevention.
Prompt training and situation update
Reporting system is in place at hospital with a commitment to report to public health authorities.