Your Health and Safety are Our Top Priorities!

On the day of surgery you should arrive at your appointed time. You will be admitted to the center and we will begin preparing you for your procedure. We want to make sure that you and your loved ones are well informed of what will take place and are comfortable with the prodecures we have implemented to ensure a successful operation and your complete recovery

As an HCA facility, we subscribe to the highest standards of healthcare, which means exercising the Universal Protocol for Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure and Wrong Person Surgery. Endorsed by more than forty professional medical associations and organizations, this protocol consists of following safety measures on the day of your surgery to ensure we have correct information.

Clean Hands Are Safer Hands. Are Yours Clean?

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When? YOUR 5 MOMENTS FOR HAND HYGIENE

  1. BEFORE TOUCHING A PATIENT:

    WHEN? Clean your hands before touching a patient when approaching him/her.

    WHY? To protect the patient against harmful germs carried on your hands.

  2. BEFORE CLEAN/ASEPTIC PROCEDURE:

    WHEN? Clean your hands immediately before performing a clean/aseptic procedure.

    WHY? To protect the patient against harmful germs, including the patient's own, from entering his/her body.

  3. AFTER BODY FLUID EXPOSURE RISK:

    WHEN? Clean your hands immediately after an exposure risk to body fluids (and after glove removal).

    WHY? To protect yourself and the health-care environment from harmful patient germs.

  4. AFTER TOUCHING A PATIENT:

    WHEN? Clean your hands after touching a patient and her/his immediate surroundings, when leaving the patient's side.

    WHY? To protect yourself and the health-care environment from harmful patient germs.

  5. AFTER TOUCHING PATIENT SURROUNDINGS:

    WHEN? Clean your hands after touching any object or furniture in the patient's immediate surroundings, when leaving - even if the patient has not been touched.

    WHY? To protect yourself and the health-care environment from harmful patient germs.