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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?
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.
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.
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).
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:
September 2020 - Report on the joint surveys from ISQua and IHF on national safety plans and incident reporting.
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.
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).
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, #uniteforsafecare! The event is free to the public and will take place on September 17th, World Patient Safety Day, from 5-8pm ET on YouTube Live.
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.