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Safety and Response Officers part of the healthcare team

15 October 2021

PA Hospital boasts a multicultural and ethnically diverse team of Safety and Response Officers who are dedicated to keeping staff, patients and visitors to the hospital safe and secure.

This week as part of International Healthcare Security Officer Appreciation Day on 13 October, the hospital embraced the opportunity to recognise the dedication of this necessary group of healthcare representatives and the role they play in the hospital setting.

PAH Safety and Response Facility Manager, Michael McDonald said the team prevent and protect against physical harm to people, assets and buildings, with PA Hospital staff being their first priority.

“The team at PA Hospital is an eclectic cultural mix offering diversity amongst team members from various backgrounds that is representative of our patient cohort,” he said.

“We have people from the South Pacific Islands and New Zealand - some come from as far as Nigeria.

“This team of gentle giants, whose presence can deter any adverse safety event, are dedicated to protect everyone at PA Hospital against physical harm and we are proud to count them as necessary members of the healthcare team,” said Michael.

Last updated 15 October 2021
Last reviewed 15 October 2021

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