Clinical and non-clinical employees of the healthcare sector need continuous capacity development to bridge the knowledge gap for quality service delivery.
Training solidifies employees existing competencies and helps to address training gaps for increased productivity at work.
In line with the hospital’s quest to drive human capacity; the management of General Hospital Ikorodu organised a one-week training for its staff which was held between 27th June 2022 and 4th of July, 2022.
The joint training was organised to sensitive and create awareness of the need for members of staff to own their environment and the importance of the committees in the hospital as it affects the day-to-day management of the hospital.
The programme which was held at His Glory Waiting Area of General Hospital Ikorodu featured various training sessions from the various committees -Risk Management Committee, Clinical Governance Committee, Drug Therapeutic Committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee, Quality Improvement Committee, Emergency Preparedness Committee, Environmental Health Committee and (Service Delivery Unit)Service Charter Committee.
The Chairmen, Secretaries and some other key members of the Committees were facilitators of the programme. At each session, the purpose and modus-operandi of the committees were highlighted and how each committee impacts the overall services we give to our clients.
The program was declared open by the MD/CEO with a welcome address to all staff as he emphasized the need for the training. He urged attendees to take the training seriously and ensure full participation.
The highlight of the week-long programme was the practical sessions of the Fire Drill were in attendance were Representatives from Fire Safety of the state government demonstrated the various steps and actions in the event of any fire emergency.
Some participants also took turns showing what to do in case of a fire emergency.
Participants were also taken around the hospital to know the locations of the various firefighting equipment.