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Upon Eng. Al-Falih’s Decision, Directors of KFH and the Convalescence Center Affiliated to it Relieved of their Posts
22 June 2015
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that, upon investigating the video clip circulated yesterday on the social media websites about the poor hygiene in the Convalescence Center affiliated to the King Fahad Hospital (KFH) in Jeddah, and the prevalence of insects in one of the patient's room, HE the Minister of Health, Eng. Khalid Al-Falih, has issued the following decisions: 
  1. Shutting up of the hospital, and quickly moving to the new building at Al-Mosadiah.
  2. Relieving all relevant officials of their posts, including the director of the hospital, the director of the convalescence center, nursing director and supervisors of maintenance and cleaning.
  3. Applying tough cleaning standards at all MOH medical facilities, and developing deterring  administrative procedures to avoid recurrence of such negligence.

These decisions come as part of the keen interest shown by the Ministry in avoiding such negligence in its facilities, and in reiterating its commitment to improving services provided for patients as well as providing them with proper healthcare to maintain their health and safety. Meanwhile, the Ministry hereby apologizes for the harm done to the patient owing to this negligence by some of its staff. 





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