A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Health Sector Representatives to Check Medical Accountability Draft Law

Stressing on the need to maintain the reputation of the Kingdom’s , Minister of Health Nayef Fayez said this requires the cooperation of all parties representing the sector.

The minister made the comments during a workshop held yesterday to discuss the medical accountability draft law, attended by sector representatives the Medical Association (JMA).

According to the preamble to the draft law, the bill is necessary in order to protect patients’ rights and provide them with high-quality ; protect the rights of service providers through regulating the profession; upgrade and guarantee implementation of quality assurance standards in medical institutions.

The law stipulates that the health minister forms panels of experts called “description committees”, which will detail procedures followed in medical services and send them to the minister for approval.

It also obligates service providers to notify patients of the medical measures that will be implemented, the available alternatives and the potential complications.

In addition, the ministry will establish a national registry for and the listed information will remain confidential, with the exception of certain cases stipulated in the law.

Moreover, the bill imposes a JD3,000-JD5,000 fine on any person who violates provisions of the law.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)
VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>