Nursing care was generally delivered with great professionalism. At times though, the nurses seemed to just do their jobs and spent very little time talking patients. Doctors "gave orders" and the nurses carried them out, sometimes with little display of initiative. The doctor-patient relationship follows a similar format. Patients were very uncomplaining - they were quite stoical and seemed to accept any negative outcome as fate.
Performs the function of coordination and monitoring nursing services as well as overseeing professional nursing ethics.
Nursing Managers Activities:
Supervise patients nursing care activities
Oversees adherence of nurses to professional ethics
Manages the patients care setting (Cleanliness, movement of people etc)
Ensures resources for patient treatment and care are in place in their respective wards (drugs, equipment, supplies)
Respond to patients complaints.
Hospital quality improvement and audit unit activities:
Coordinates quality improvement activities at the hospital
Conducts quarterly audits on clinical practices
Produces quality improvement procedures, standards, guidelines and auditing tools
Supervises and produces a monthly patient management duties and nursing care report to management.
Hospital Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Health Care Waste Management unit Activities:
Monitor infection prevention control activities at the hospital
Conducts training on infection prevention control and health care wastes management.
Distributes sharp boxes, waste disposal bags and containers
Produces manuals and standards guidelines on IPC
Hospital Health Education and Counseling Unit Activities:
Monitor health education and counseling activities at the hospital
Produces manuals, standards guidelines on health education & counseling materials.
Conduct individual health education/counseling or group health education on daily basis.
Hospital Central Sterilization and Supplies Unit Activates
Hospital Central Sterilization and Supplies Unit Activities:
Conducts sterilization of all hospital equipment and supplies
Distributes sterile equipment to clinical service delivery points.