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.

A Message from ISQua President, Ms Wendy Nicklin Featured

By | Sep. 17, 2020 |

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.

A Message from ISQua President-Elect, Prof Jeffrey Braithwaite Featured

By | Sep. 17, 2020 |

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?  

Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO), India - Virtual Academic Session Featured

By | Sep. 10, 2020 |

The Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO), India, is hosting a two-hour virtual academic session on Patient Safety and Healthcare Worker Safety on 17th September.

NAHQ NEXT 2020 (14 - 16 September) Featured

By | Sep. 10, 2020 |

Let the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) help you sharpen your quality toolkit!

7th Annual 'Change Day' for Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) Jordan Featured

By | Sep. 10, 2020 |

HCAC implements an annual Change Day which is a public social movement and hosted on the 17th of September each year, which is the same day as the WHO World Patient Safety Day (WPSD), to ensure the continuity of engagement, support, promotion and celebration.

Mental Health and Psychological Safety for Health Care Workers - Webinar 29th September 2020 Featured

By | Sep. 10, 2020 |

ISQua Institutional Member, COHSASA, in association with Clinix Health Group and Health IQ Consulting are hosting a webinar for WPSD on 29th September 2020 at 10:00 CAT (South Africa).

Health Worker Safety Articles from the International Journal for Quality in Health Care Featured

By | Sep. 9, 2020 |

ISQua's International Journal for Quality and Safety is an excellent resource for articles on healthcare worker and person safety. Below are a selection of our most recently published articles on these topics:

Health Services Patient Safety: A Priority with Multiple Dimensions Featured

By | Sep. 9, 2020 |

September 2020 - Report on the joint surveys from ISQua and IHF on national safety plans and incident reporting. 

Towards Zero Patient Harm in Health Care: Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030 Featured

By | Sep. 8, 2020 |

Over the next 10 years, the World Health Organization (WHO), its global partners and its Member States will be working tirelessly to help all people of the world to have access to health services. As per the mandate of World Health Assembly resolution WHA72.6 (May 2019): “Towards Zero Patient Harm in Health Care: Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030” (First Draft, August 2020) is now open for public consultation.

ISQua is Joining Forces for #UniteForSafeCare World Patient Safety Day Campaign Featured

By | Aug. 4, 2020 |

Leading Global Organizations Focus on Holistic Hospital Safety During Unprecedented Pandemic.


Irvine, Calif. – August 3, 2020 – Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the #uniteforsafecare program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020).

Patient Safety Movement - Virtual Event - #uniteforsafecare Featured

By | Jul. 30, 2020 |

We at the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) are thrilled to announce that we are Co-Conveners of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Virtual Event, #uniteforsafecareThe event is free to the public and will take place on September 17th, World Patient Safety Day, from 5-8pm ET on YouTube Live.

The Change Day Initiative for all Health workers

By | Sep. 17, 2019 |

September 18, 2019, is Change Day. Be creative, change and inspire others by believing in the power of change, no matter how simple it may be.

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