UUTH CMD Tasks Resident Doctors On Quality Service

The Chief Medical Director of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Professor Etete Peters has challenged Resident Doctors in the country to be dedicated to the code of conduct of medical profession in order to achieve quality services and effective delivery to their patients.
 Peters who gave the charge weekend in Uyo when the new Executives Members of   the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD), University of Uyo Teaching Hospital branch led by its president  Dr Ekerete Ekot  visited him said when Resident Doctors are not complying with the ethical standard, the profession and public would suffer from such inaction.  
“You will do well therefore by adhering strictly   with the code of professional ethics and avoid those pitfalls that can bring you and the profession into disrepute.
“I enjoin you to observe those sublime traditions of the profession of medicine that have made it the noblest of all professions,” he stated.
Professor Peters urged them to exhibit the highest level of personal discipline and dignified comportment all the time, adding that they must do everything humanly possible to prevent the encroachment to the profession by charlatans.
 As a result of the importance which the Teaching Hospital attached to its Residency,   Peters disclosed that, his administration has made the welfare and prompt payment of training allowances a priority.

He advised the resident doctors to be more studious and ensure that they pass their examination in record time in order to enhance their elevation.
On his part the president of (NARD), UUTH Dr.Ekerete Ekot said that the association intend make  medical services  available  to the people  by deploying some of their members to  local communities  in the state to reduce influx of the sick to the Teaching Hospital.

 He pledged the association’s readiness to work harmoniously with the Management of UUTH   for it to achieve its goal.  

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