Andhra Pradesh Govt. Hospital Beds to Get Colour Code for Bed Sheets

Vijayawada: The government hospitals in the 13 districts of the Andhra Pradesh State would have same colour of bedspreads and pillow covers on any day of the week.

The State government had launched the scheme to have same colour bedspreads and pillow covers in all district headquarters hospitals and teaching hospitals across the State. The government had signed MoU with Leotech Process firm from Vijayawada to be implemented in the State soon.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had launched the scheme at the Secretariat to ensure clean and hygienic beds in all the government hospitals across the State. The service covers 13,200 beds in the first phase at a cost of Rs 10 crore.

The Chief Minister had also decided on the colour coding for the bedspreads in the government hospitals which has to be followed across the State. The code that was decided was, Violet on Monday, Organe on Tuesday, Magenta on Wednesday, Green on Thursday, Brick red on Friday, Blue on Saturday and Yellow on Sunday. The programme will be monitored on a real time basis and it will be reflected on the CM’s core dashboard.

The Chief Minister has urged all doctors and nurses to adapt -“Patient- First” attitude. “More than doing normal procedures, doctors should adapt “Patient-First” mentality. That means they have to work with courtesy, respect and dedication,” the Chief Minister said. He added that doctors and nurses not bring their bad moods to work. He asked the department to engage an agency to provide training in soft skills to the hospital staff.

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