By Mohammed Baba Busu
Dr Muhammad Aminu-Usman, Medical Director of the Federal Medical Center, Bida, Niger State, has pledged that the center will improve its service delivery to patients .
Aminu-Usman made the pledge in Bida at the opening ceremony of a 3-day Management and Leadership Skills Training Course, organized for the Senior members of staff of the hospital on Monday.
The director noted that management and leadership skills training course for senior officers of FMC Bida, was organised by Industrial Training Fund, Minna in conjunction with the centre, to promote prudence and effective service delivery.
According to him: ” Our services are as good as the quality of staff we have.
“This training programme was organized to ensure that our teeming clients get the best services they require.
“The training is therefore aimed at shoring up the capacities and capabilities of the wide range number of staff we have.”
Aminu-Usman further said that, the training package was to improve the diligence and commitment of the participants, to live above board in the discharge of their duties.
He said, “Each member of staff, from the security to the Consultant, has a great role to play in ensuring the proper functioning of the hospital.
” All of us must therefore exhibit the right attitudes to work , just as we should always employ unfettered decorum in doing our various jobs.
” We should always act to justify the confidence and trust reposed in us and always effectively work for good results.”
The Medical Director promised that, the management would continue to provide the requisite enabling environment and motivation for the members of staff to operate.
Aminu-Usman challenged the staff to strive to measure up with the successes so far recorded, while the workers should have benchmarks, to sustain the feat.
He, however, expressed delight that the staff of the hospital were highly trained and motivated to provide quality services to the patients.
Also, Mr Zachariah Piwuna, Director, Research and Curriculum Development, ITF, Jos, thanked the management for patronising the fund and also concurred that the training would boost the capabilities of the participants in effective service delivery
Piwuna also urged health workers in public hospitals, especially medical doctors, to be courteous and dedicated while dealing with patients just like they practice in their own private clinics.
Earlier, The Director of Administration of the Center, Alhaji Musa Ladan, commended the management for affording the participants with the opportunity to be part of the programme.
According to him,” Various thought provoking themes were packaged by ITF, to shore up service delivery.
He, pledge that all the participants would put the knowledge gained to proper use, to greatly improve their performances.