Comm Eye Health South Asia Vol. 34 No. 112 2021. Published online 21 December, 2021

Running a safe eye service for patients and personnel

Safe eye care puts the wellbeing of staff members and patients first. Photo Credit: ARAVIND EYE CARE SYSTEM

Safety is of paramount importance when delivering health care. Not only is it vital to keep patients safe during their journey to seek and receive medical care, but it is also equally important to protect health care’s most valuable resource: staff members. In this issue, we explore what safe practice means specifically for eye care service providers by applying the fundamentals of safe practice both inside and outside our institutions.