First responder hand hygiene on the move
The emergency medical services fleet of the Free State Health Department has been boosted by a R23,000,000 investment, according to a recent report on the SABC news website.
Total of 55 new ambulances have been commissioned; all have been equipped with the TEALwash for motor vehicles, which enables patients and healthcare staff to benefit from a hygienic hot water hand wash wherever the ambulance is in attendance.
Two helicopters have also been added to the fleet.
This significant addition will boost the province’s ambulance fleet to 150.
State of the art equipment
Benny Malakoane, Free State Health MEC, is quoted in the article as saying as saying
“These new ambulances are state of the art. We have hot and cold water with antiseptic for washing your hands and a drying towel.”
SABC News online report
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