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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR PATIENT FOCAL POINTS IN THE POST-MEDEVAC SUPPORT PROCESS This document sets out Terms of Reference for the role of the Patient Focal Point in managing and supporting COVID-19 patients who are being treated in the location for which the Patient Focal Point has responsibility, and any accompanying escorts. 1. (...) Where no Patient Focal Point is physically present in the country where the patient is undergoing treatment, the Resdent Coordinator may also wish to designate an in-country Patient Focal Point who can work in conjunction with the HQ Patient Focal Point of the entity in question. (...) Ensure that both the associated patient and the family of the patient (to include any accompanying non-medical escorts) have access to psycho-social support; vi.
Language:English
Score: 871173.5 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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. ** Non-medical needs will vary from patient to patient, and may include but not be limited to: access to an internet-enabled communications device, translation services, religious or cultural support, and basic toiletries and clothing needs. (...) Support to COVID-19 patients in their MEDEVAC destination is part of the end-to-end process While patient is hospitalized in a COVID-19 MEDEVAC location • Review key activities in Post-MEDEVAC Support Framework and ensure all responsibilities are allocated* • Ensure that a Patient Focal Point is designated for each COVID-19 Patient evacuated to the location • Identify means by which any required linguistic support for the patient / any escort can be provided • Understand any quarantine requirements for any escort and plan accordingly • Confirm suitable accommodation for any escort, and arrange suitable transportation • Ensure all planning accounts for appropriate support to any minors (patient or escort) • Identify options for the provision of any appropriate faith-based and/or psycho-social support • Preparatory Phase • Patient Focal Point / Patient Coordination Officer (PCO) to safely establish contact with the patientPatient to be provided with internet enabled communications device, and details of key contacts • Non-medical needs of patient addressed by / facilitated by Patient Focal Point as far as possible** • Patient Focal Point to liaise with any escort and ensure they have access to any support needed • PCO to provide regular updates on patient status to Global Patient Coordination Officer in Geneva • Patient discharge timeline to be monitored to inform planning for convalescence / repatriation • PCO to convey any admin or billing requests from treating facility to Patient Focal Point for action • Patient Focal Point to provide regular updates to appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System Implementing repatriation • Confirm COVID-19 MEDEVAC request to COVID-19 Coordinator, in conjunction with TMP • Work with COVID-19 Coordinator to enable exchange of medical info btwn TMP/MEDEVAC Cell • Provide COVID-19 Coordinator with signed consent & liability waiver forms and other documents • Patient Focal Point to oversee all administrative, logistical and financial aspects of repatriation of patient and any eligible escort • In the event it is necessary to repatriate the remains of a patient, this may be informed by the Guidance on the Repatriation of Remains • Patient Focal Point to inform appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System of repatriation • PCO to confirm to the Global Patient Coordination Officer the repatriation of a patient During patient recuperation in-country • Patient Focal Point to provide ongoing support to patient and address any immediate practical needs • Patient to be provided with any required security or orientation briefing specific to the location • Patient to be offered psycho-social support and be made aware of faith/cultural support options • Patient Focal Point to monitor validity and expiry dates of travel docs / any visa of patient / any escort • Patient Focal Point to provide regular updates to appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System • PCO to provide regular updates on patient status to Global Patient Coordination Officer in Geneva • Patient Focal Point to ensure patient understands repatriation options*** and work to confirm these https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/post-medevac_support_framework.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_patient_focal_points_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_the_in-country_patient_coordination_officer_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_the_global_patient_coordination_officer_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/sop_framework_covid-19_repatriation_of_remains.pdf
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Score: 870146.9 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...edevac_support_quick_guide.pdf
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Patient Coordination Officer (In-Country and Global) 14. (...) The Terms of Reference for the proposed roles of Patient Focal Point, the Global Patient Coordinator and the in-Country Patient Coordination Officer are outlined separately. (...) The Patient Focal Point should liaise with both the patient and the Patient Coordination Officer to understand the possible patient repatriation timeline. 7.
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Score: 867946 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...-medevac_support_framework.pdf
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Patients for patient safety Global Regions WHO Regional websites Africa Americas South-East Asia Europe Eastern Mediterranean Western Pacific When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. (...) Download Read More Advocacy tools Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) Brochure Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) London Declaration Infographic Patients For Patient Safety Poster Infographic PFPS postcard 2013 PFPS Jakarta Declaration December2007 (pdf) 39 KB Tips for patients (pdf) 81 KB PFPS Perth Declaration July 2009 (pdf) 177 KB Tips for patient participation (pdf) 400 KB Meeting reports 20 March 2020 Enhance patient and family engagement for the provision of safer health care: the expert consultation... (...) If you would like to sign up to the PFPS news mailing list please email [email protected] . 25 February 2021 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - February 2021 Download Read More 20 December 2019 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - December 2019 Download Read More 20 July 2017 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Summer 2017 Download Read More 20 April 2017 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Spring 2017 Download Read More 20 November 2016 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Autumn 2016 Download Read More 20 April 2016 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Spring 2016 Download Read More 20 December 2015 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Winter 2015 Download Read More 20 November 2015 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Autumn 2015 Download Read More 20 July 2015 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Summer 2015 Download Read More 20 April 2015 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Spring 2015 Download Read More 20 July 2014 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Summer 2014 Download Read More 1 May 2014 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - Spring 2014 Download Read More 20 November 2012 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - November 2012 Download Read More 20 July 2012 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - July 2012 Download Read More 20 July 2011 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - July 2011 Download Read More 20 November 2010 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - November 2010 Download Read More 20 July 2010 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - July 2010 Download Read More 20 August 2009 Patients For Patient Safety Newsletter - August 2009 Download Read More Events 27 January 2016 12:00 – 13:30 UTC Time Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2016 Side Meeting: Universal Health Coverage & Quality: Ensuring quality care for all!
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Score: 867621.7 - https://www.who.int/initiatives/patients-for-patient-safety
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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR PATIENT FOCAL POINTS IN THE POST-MEDEVAC SUPPORT PROCESS This document sets out Terms of Reference for the role of the Patient Focal Point in managing and supporting COVID-19 patients who are being treated in the location for which the Patient Focal Point has responsibility, and any accompanying escorts. 1. (...) Where no Patient Focal Point is physically present in the country where the patient is undergoing treatment, the Resdent Coordinator may also wish to designate an in-country Patient Focal Point who can work in conjunction with the HQ Patient Focal Point of the entity in question. (...) Ensure that both the associated patient and the family of the patient (to include any accompanying non-medical escorts) have access to psycho-social support; vi.
Language:English
Score: 867256.9 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR IN-COUNTRY PATIENT COORDINATION OFFICERS IN THE POST-MEDEVAC SUPPORT PROCESS This document sets out the Terms of Reference for in-country Patient Coordination Officers and their management of COVID-19 patients who are being treated in a location with which the UN has a formal arrangement. 1. (...) Responsibility for making administrative and logistical arrangements for individual COVID- 19 patients who have been medically evacuated to the country (COVID-19 patients) and any non-medical escorts, including all aspects of repatriation, lies with the Patient Focal Point of the entity with which the patient is affiliated or another officially designated Point of Contact (hereafter ‘Patient Focal Point’). 3. (...) Monitor patient progress and ensure the Patient Focal Point makes the requisite preparations to meet the basic needs of the patient following discharge from the Treating Medical Facility, and; vii.
Language:English
Score: 867140.2 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE GLOBAL PATIENT COORDINATION OFFICER IN THE POST-MEDEVAC SUPPORT PROCESS This document sets out the Terms of Reference for the role of the Global Patient Coordination Officer in managing COVID-19 patients who are being treated at facilities with which the UN does not have a formal arrangement or where there is limited UN presence. 1. (...) Responsibility for making administrative and logistical arrangements for individual COVID- 19 patients who have been medically evacuated (COVID-19 patients) and any non- medical escorts, including all aspects of repatriation, lies with the Patient Focal Point of the entity with which the patient is affiliated or another officially designated Point of Contact (hereafter ‘Patient Focal Point’). 3. (...) Monitor patient progress and ensure the Patient Focal Point makes the requisite preparations to meet the basic needs of the patient following discharge from the Treating Medical Facility; vi.
Language:English
Score: 866658.2 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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. ** Non-medical needs will vary from patient to patient, and may include but not be limited to: access to an internet-enabled communications device, translation services, religious or cultural support, and basic toiletries and clothing needs. (...) Support to COVID-19 patients in their MEDEVAC destination is part of the end-to-end process While patient is hospitalized in a COVID-19 MEDEVAC location • Review key activities in Post-MEDEVAC Support Framework and ensure all responsibilities are allocated* • Ensure that a Patient Focal Point is designated for each COVID-19 Patient evacuated to the location • Identify means by which any required linguistic support for the patient / any escort can be provided • Understand any quarantine requirements for any escort and plan accordingly • Confirm suitable accommodation for any escort, and arrange suitable transportation • Ensure all planning accounts for appropriate support to any minors (patient or escort) • Identify options for the provision of any appropriate faith-based and/or psycho-social support • Preparatory Phase • Patient Focal Point / Patient Coordination Officer (PCO) to safely establish contact with the patientPatient to be provided with internet enabled communications device, and details of key contacts • Non-medical needs of patient addressed by / facilitated by Patient Focal Point as far as possible** • Patient Focal Point to liaise with any escort and ensure they have access to any support needed • PCO to provide regular updates on patient status to Global Patient Coordination Officer in Geneva • Patient discharge timeline to be monitored to inform planning for convalescence / repatriation • PCO to convey any admin or billing requests from treating facility to Patient Focal Point for action • Patient Focal Point to provide regular updates to appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System Implementing repatriation • Confirm COVID-19 MEDEVAC request to COVID-19 Coordinator, in conjunction with TMP • Work with COVID-19 Coordinator to enable exchange of medical info btwn TMP/MEDEVAC Cell • Provide COVID-19 Coordinator with signed consent & liability waiver forms and other documents • Patient Focal Point to oversee all administrative, logistical and financial aspects of repatriation of patient and any eligible escort • In the event it is necessary to repatriate the remains of a patient, this may be informed by the Guidance on the Repatriation of Remains • Patient Focal Point to inform appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System of repatriation • PCO to confirm to the Global Patient Coordination Officer the repatriation of a patient During patient recuperation in-country • Patient Focal Point to provide ongoing support to patient and address any immediate practical needs • Patient to be provided with any required security or orientation briefing specific to the location • Patient to be offered psycho-social support and be made aware of faith/cultural support options • Patient Focal Point to monitor validity and expiry dates of travel docs / any visa of patient / any escort • Patient Focal Point to provide regular updates to appropriate persons in referring entity & UN System • PCO to provide regular updates on patient status to Global Patient Coordination Officer in Geneva • Patient Focal Point to ensure patient understands repatriation options*** and work to confirm these https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/post-medevac_support_framework.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_patient_focal_points_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_the_in-country_patient_coordination_officer_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/terms_of_reference_for_the_global_patient_coordination_officer_in_the_post-medevac_support_process.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/sop_framework_covid-19_repatriation_of_remains.pdf
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Score: 865875.5 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...edevac_support_quick_guide.pdf
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Patient Coordination Officer (In-Country and Global) 14. (...) The Terms of Reference for the proposed roles of Patient Focal Point, the Global Patient Coordinator and the in-Country Patient Coordination Officer are outlined separately. (...) The Patient Focal Point should liaise with both the patient and the Patient Coordination Officer to understand the possible patient repatriation timeline. 7.
Language:English
Score: 864662.3 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...-medevac_support_framework.pdf
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1 TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR IN-COUNTRY PATIENT COORDINATION OFFICERS IN THE POST-MEDEVAC SUPPORT PROCESS This document sets out the Terms of Reference for in-country Patient Coordination Officers and their management of COVID-19 patients who are being treated in a location with which the UN has a formal arrangement. 1. (...) Responsibility for making administrative and logistical arrangements for individual COVID- 19 patients who have been medically evacuated to the country (COVID-19 patients) and any non-medical escorts, including all aspects of repatriation, lies with the Patient Focal Point of the entity with which the patient is affiliated or another officially designated Point of Contact (hereafter ‘Patient Focal Point’). 3. (...) Monitor patient progress and ensure the Patient Focal Point makes the requisite preparations to meet the basic needs of the patient following discharge from the Treating Medical Facility, and; vii.
Language:English
Score: 863391.2 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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