Patient Advisory Council

The Patient Advisory Council (PAR) of the Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospital represents the interests of patients who visit the hospital or use its facilities. The members of the council are representatives of a patient organization or patient group.

What does the PAR do?

The PAR gives solicited or unsolicited advice to the Board of Directors of the Hospital on the quality of patient care. The well-being of patients and visitors is of utmost importance. The PAR advices on how to improve care and services to patients and visitors.
This includes but is not limited to:

  • quality and safety of care offered
  • waiting times
  • patient information and communication

Composition PAR

The members of the PAR are:

  • Drs. Maria (Ina) C. Croes (chairman)
  • Drs. Joseph A. Kock
  • Mrs. Velencia Griffin
  • Mrs. Maartje Bongers
  • Mr. Pieter Boot

The members of the PAR meet 6 times per year and twice a year with the Board of Directors of the Hospital.

More information

Do you, as a patient or visitor of the Hospital, have ideas or suggestions on how we can further improve the quality of our patient care please contact the PAR.
Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospital (HOH)
Attn. Patiënten Advies Raad
Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Boulevard #1, Oranjestad, Aruba
Tel. 527-4157 / Mobile phone 592-9064

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