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Our panel discusses the mental health of health workers, the concept of the 'second victim' and workplace bullying. How is patient safety affected by these issues and what can be done to keep patients safe?
The COVID 19 pandemic has been testing the resilience of healthcare workers around the globe. With increased patient loads, the constant threat of getting infected, and ordeal of treating the critically ill, there have been increased burnouts and mental health issues. The safety of Healthcare workers is, therefore, a real concern...
Learn from Prof Eugene Litvak of the Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) on how hospitals can manage their capacity and patient flow effectively. This is now more important than ever.
The recording of the second of ISQua's two webinars for World Patient Safety Day 2020 (17th September) is now available.
The recording of the first of ISQua's two webinars for World Patient Safety Day 2020 (17th September) is now available.
All around the world, people are joining together (virtually) to help celebrate the 2nd World Patient Safety Day. The theme for the day ‘Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety’ has never been more relevant. We all work in health care, and all of us know or are front-line staff. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all and brought to the forefront the huge challenges and risks health workers face, not just during a pandemic, but every day.
ISQua's President-elect, Prof Jeffrey Braithwaite shares his thoughts on how each of us can help influence improvements, how to best network to influence others; and asks, what message will you be sharing?
Previous studies across the globe have highlighted the importance of communication with children and families, and the impact that telling, or not telling, has on both the patient and their family. Effective communication has been associated with better psychological outcomes, as well as improved treatment adherence and disease progression. Watch this important webinar from the Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.
Au cours de ce webinaire, vous découvrirez quelles sont les principales compétences “qualité/sécurité” qui peuvent être mobilisées durant une crise telle que celle liée à la Covid-19. Une évaluation de l’utilisation de celles-ci dans différents contextes sera présentée.