These pages include information about how to act, when you need an appointment with a doctor or another expert. We also provide instructions for situations when you are coming for a consultation, occupational health visit, to the laboratory or to a surgery. You can also read about our policies related to patient safety and giving feedback.
Mehiläinen continuously develops patient safety. Hygiene work and preventing hospital infections have been the key areas of development in all of our departments. We also invest in the safety of medication with multiple development projects. Our different operation processes have been analyzed from the patient safety point of view and machine safety is monitored by the instructions set by the officials and manufacturers.
We are still developing the existing operating models. We have learned from safety critical fields, such as aviation, as we develop the patient safety improving policies.
Since 2010 Mehiläinen has used HaiPro, which is a patient safety notification system for informing all the close calls and danger situations. The event descriptions by health care professionals in Mehiläinen have helped to recognize patient safety weakening situations and close call situations.
With the information we have received, we have developed patient safety. To keep developing our operating methods, we also want our clients to notify us about situations, which have dangered safety.
This is how you make a notification of a close call situation or a danger situation related to patient safety:
If you feel, that a danger situation or a close danger situation has happened in your or your loved one’s care
In each of Mehiläinen’s locations there’s a patient ombudsman, whose job is to guide and advice patients with patient injury suspicions. If you suspect, that there has happened a mistake or a treatment mistake in your care, the ombudsman will help you solve the issue .
The telephone switchboard is open followingly:
When the switchboard is closed, the calls are automatically directed to the time booking number 010 414 00.
The job of the patient ombudsman is to:
If you are unsatisfied with the care you or a loved one has been getting, you have a possibility to act differently to solve the issue. Read more Valvira’s pages.