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Different coloured bed sheets mandatory in public hospitals

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 6: As part of efforts to intensify cleanliness, hygiene and infection control in public health facilities, the union health ministry has directed 19 of its major hospitals to use different coloured bed sheets on different days of the week. The step would help ensure that bed sheets are changed every day. The 19 hospitals include all seven All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Safdarjung hospital, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research(JIPMER), Puducherry.

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