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Quality Day Celebration

On 23rd March 2006, Vryheid District Hospital hosted a quality day. Despite rainy weather, Head Office, Zululand Health District, hospitals and local hospital Board members and the community were present.

The Rev. V.R. Zulu blessed the day with a scripture reading and a prayer. The hospital manager Mrs. M.T. Zulu, welcomed everyone present and explained the purpose of the day. She further informed everyone present that Vryheid Hospital is committed to deliver Quality Service to the people of Abaqulusi.

The chairperson of the hospital board, Mr. W.H. Boshoff, made a few remarks and stressed the need for the community to participate in making Vryheid Hospital “the best hospital” in the Province. He encouraged the community to “talk to us not about us”.
The following services were given the opportunity to market themselves:
Vukuphile Clinic
OPD Services
Gate Way Clinic
General Ward
Human Resources
Public Relations

Mrs. A.N. Khathi who is the Deputy Manager Quality Assurance gave the key note address. She emphasized the need to inform patients / clients of their rights and the need to apply the Batho Pele Principles.

She also spoke about Infection Control and emphasized that we all have a roll to play with regard to infection control. The address was dynamic and all present felt that they want to actively participate to improve quality.

An award was presented to Post Natal Ward Infection Control Trophy by CPN S.M. SMITH ( Infection Control).

The function was concluded with a vote of thanks by CPN N.P. Mazibuko ( Quality Assurance) who commended all staff for their positive contribution and commitment.

The day was great success and Vryheid District Hospital is committed to Quality service delivery.

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