WA Health system

Your safety in hospital

There are 8 simple steps you can follow to keep yourself safe during your hospital stay. 

  1. Preventing falls
  2. Preventing blood clots
  3. Preventing infection
  4. Your medication
  5. Pressure ulcers
  6. Identification
  7. Any concerns?
  8. Leaving hospital

Take a look at our patient safety card (PDF 1.16MB) or watch the below video for an explanation of each step.


Royal Perth Hospital

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