KATH Allegedly Bans Staff from Social Media; Check out the Reason

The administration of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi has placed a ban on the use of social media while patients and staff are present in the hospital.

According to the hospital, they have taken this step as a measure to curb the rising trend of nurses spending more time on TikTok and other platforms. This step was taken as a measure to curb the rising trend of nurses spending more time on TikTok and other platforms.

The administration of KATH had noticed that a significant number of patients were being ignored while the majority of the nurses were preoccupied with their mobile devices.

According to Professor Otchere Addai-Mensah, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the hospital, the lives of patients who come to the facility because it is a referral hospital cannot be put in danger.

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He stated that they had blocked the hospital’s “IT system from YouTube and other social media platforms in order to prevent staff from experiencing a potential loss of concentration on patient care while using such platforms.”

At the end-of-year performance review conference held at the hospital in Kumasi, the CEO addressed the heads of the various departments and divisions.

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