Offering the latest news in health care quality and safety, the ISQua blog also features guest posts from the best and brightest in the industry.

Editorial Apprenticeship Programme 2024 Featured

By | Jan. 19, 2024 |

ISQua's successful Editorial Apprenticeship Programme is entering its fourth year, and we are accepting applications for our 2024 apprenticeship positions.

ISQua’s 42nd International Conference to be held in Dublin in 2026 in partnership with the Department of Health and the HSE. Featured

By | Jan. 17, 2024 |

The International Society for Health Care (ISQua), a global leader in quality and safety in health care, is thrilled to announce that their 42nd International Healthcare Conference in 2026 will be hosted in the vibrant city of Dublin, Ireland. This prestigious event, scheduled to take place in September 2026, will be held in collaboration with the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland.


Charles Shaw Obituary Featured

By | Jan. 16, 2024 |

Dr Charles Shaw passed away on December 12, 2023, in Houghton, UK, after a long and courageous fight against cancer; he was surrounded by his beloved wife, Carolyn, and family. Dr Shaw made an enormous contribution to ISQua’s creation, direction, and development over many years.


A Snapshot of Major Milestones in WHO’s Global Patient Safety Journey in 2023 Featured

By | Jan. 3, 2024 |

World Health Organization (WHO) shared a list of key milestones in their Global Patient Safety Journey during 2023. Check it out!

End of year message 2023 from ISQua CEO Carsten Engel. Featured

By | Dec. 20, 2023 |

Another year is coming to a close; when I take a step back and reflect on what I see, it is now clearer than ever before that sustainability – in the broadest sense of the word – should be our main concern.


Asian Society for Quality in Health Care (ASQua): Lean Management in Healthcare Module Featured

By | Nov. 22, 2023 |

Join ASQua for a day of knowledge-sharing, inspiration, and networking as we work together to create a more efficient, patient-centric healthcare system. November 28th 2023.

ISQua’s Statement on the ongoing violence in Palestine and Israel Featured

By | Nov. 21, 2023 |

ISQua, along with the rest of the world, is horrified and upset by the most recent and unprecedented violence in Israel and Gaza.


The future of medicines: good for people, good for the planet Featured

By | Oct. 27, 2023 |

The carbon footprint of Australia’s healthcare sector is estimated at over 7% of our nation’s total emissions. Pharmaceuticals are responsible for almost a fifth of these emissions.

Join the IJQHC Board as a Deputy Editor Featured

By | Sep. 29, 2023 |

The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and Oxford University Press (OUP) are seeking applications for the position of Deputy Editor for the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC). The Deputy Editor will champion research content for the IJQHC.

ASQua Webinar for World Patient Safety Day 2023 Featured

By | Sep. 26, 2023 |

Join ASQua today, 26th September for their special webinar for World Patient Safety Day 2023!

ISQua Conference Scholarship 2023 - A great success Featured

By | Sep. 21, 2023 |

Recipients of the 2023 Scholarship give Seoul a thumbs up!

In Seoul, ISQua's 2023 conference gathered healthcare quality enthusiasts worldwide.

Now open for Nominations for the ISQua Board Featured

By | Sep. 12, 2023 |

Are you interested in becoming a Board Member of ISQua?


Do you know of someone whom you would like to propose as a Board Member of ISQua (the person may or may not be a member of ISQua presently)?

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