Workshop for health workers held

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Health (MoH) organised a workshop for the health workers on the mechanisms of providing advice in cases of medical errors complaints. Around 55 health workers from various government hospitals along with a number of directors-general and hospital directors attended the workshop. The ministry has formed a specialised team in each government hospital in order to provide advice, as well as technical and psychological support for the medical staff that may involve in the complaints of medical errors. It is worth mentioning that the ministry and other health institutions have systems enable both the recipients of health services and workers to report the incidents during or after getting the health service, which may be related to medical errors that have or have not resulted to health damages to the patient. — ONA