Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi- Ministry penalizes medical workers for rude behavior  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 02/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) Two government doctors and two nurses were given fines and suspended for violating health standards upon orders from health minister dr. abdullah al-rabeeah

According to a spokesman from the ministry of health the incident took place at a government hospital in taif where officials were seen treating patients rudely.

'they had also failed to treat the patients kindly and explain their health problems constructively to them" the official said. 'the four officials will be subject to disciplinary inquiry before they are allowed to resume work.

'the minister ordered a penalty on these officials based on reports submitted by the field inspection team at the directorate general of health affairs in the taif health region" the official said.

He said the ministry has inspection teams throughout the 20 health regions in the kingdom that conduct regular evaluation of private and public sector facilities in order to ensure quality services are offered in ambulance services operating theaters and to ascertain the professional suitability of medics and paramedics emploed by these health institutions



'we treat the private sector as strategic partners in providing health services to members of the public and we want them to offer quality services with a 'patients first' vision in their ventures" the official said

Health minister abdullah al-rabeeah launched a 'patients first" program in 2012 which highlighted the care expected from health providers for patients in the kingdom. the ministry of health has opened a helpline for members of the public to file complaints about medical errors and health violations in the kingdom.

'members of the public can file their complaints online at www.moh.gov.sa or they can directly fax the details of the incident to 0112124196 said dr. ali az-zawawi undersecretary for private sector facilities at the ministry

The ministry closed down 30 medical complexes 15 polyclinics 29 pharmacies 27 optical houses and five physiotherapy centers for violations last year

The ministry also collected sr3.75 million in fines from such violators which included sr1.98 million from pharmacies during the same period.

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 10 2016 - QNA Chief Leads Walkathon on Sports DayQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar News Agency (QNA) Director General Ahmed Saad Al Buainain led department heads and staff in a walkathon at the Corniche to spread awareness on the benefits of ...

 Feb 10 2016 - QFA and Qatar Shell Hold Koora Time's 'Run to Win'Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Qatar Shell celebrated 2016 National Sport Day at Aspire Zone with a Koora Time 'Run to Win' football competition. Featuring over ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Cycling: Alexander Kristoff Wins 2nd Stage of Tour of Qatar 2016Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Norwegian Alexander Kristoff beat Mark Cavendish to win the stage two of the Tour of Qatar 2016 on Tuesday.Roy Jans (Wanty Groupe Gobert) was third with Greg Van ...

 Feb 10 2016 - QU Brings 'People Together' on Sports DayQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar University (QU) President Dr Hassan Rashid Al Derham, staff, faculty, students and their families joined celebrants across Qatar in observing the annual National ...

 Feb 10 2016 - HH the Emir's Participation in Sport Day Celebrations Embodied True Meaning of Sport : MinisterQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser Al Ali lauded the various sporting events held Tuesday to mark Qatar National Sport Day celebrations, ...

 Feb 10 2016 - KSA, Zambia to enhance mutual collaborationMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia and Zambian representatives will improve bilateral cooperation in agriculture, grain trade and investment, while KSA keens to invest in Zambia's agricultural sector.Moreover, ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Al Habtoor discuss UAE progress with AlsowaidiArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor received today His Excellency Nasser Ahmed Alsowaidi at the Al Habtoor Group headquarters on Al Wasl. Alsowaidi is member of ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Jordan invests USD 4.1mn to enhance productive projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Jordan will improve productive projects in regional communities, while the Royal Society (RSS) will implement and organize the IRADA program with USD 4.1mn this year.Moreover, IRADA which is ...

 Feb 10 2016 - IS car bomb kills 10 in SyriaArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars. ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Iraq retakes areas around Ramadi from ISArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Iraq said Tuesday that its forces have completely retaken areas surrounding Ramadi from the Islamic State group and reopened the road linking the city to Baghdad. Iraq announced ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help