ResponsibilityTo attest to the quality and safety of its service, the HUG is engaged in a series of accreditation and certification procedures, whereby official external bodies recognize their expertise (accreditation) or compliance (certification) with regard to standards and criteria specific to its activities, services and quality management system.

2. Training in quality and safety

The HUG has developed academic training courses for the benefit of its healthcare staff. A "CAS in quality and safety of care: operational aspects" is offered to all front-line staff; and a "DAS in quality and safety of care: managerial aspects" has been created for managers and teachers/researchers. These courses are also open to other institutions, and promote networking between professionals.

Training programs are open to all medical professionals and support the pursuit of quality at the HUG.

2. Promoting safety culture

Evaluation of the safety culture

Improving the safety of care is a priority issue for the HUG. To this end, the hospitals regularly carry out surveys to assess the safety culture of their employees. To do this, they use questionnaires originally from the aviation field, which have been adapted to the field of healthcare. The questions address various topics:

General Anesthesia

Frequently-Asked Questions

The anesthesiologist has decided on general anesthesia with you. This document presents an overview of important information you were given during the pre-anesthesia appointment.