Saint Lucia’s Health Ministry has highlighted the importance of patient involvement in decisions regarding their health and treatment in a message for ‘World Patient Safety Day’ on September 17.
Quality Assurance Manager Tecla Jn Baptiste delivered the message on the Ministry’s behalf.
“By involving patients in decisions about their health and treatment, we foster an environment of transparency, trust, and collaboration,” Jn Baptiste noted.
She emphasised the Quality Assurance Unit’s commitment to providing the highest standards of care through patient engagement, which is central to achieving safer healthcare outcomes.
Her complete statement appears below: