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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 16:14

South Africa - COHSASA and Cape Town

In Cape Town and the Western Cape, hospitals will drape orange around their buildings and grounds in honour of World Patient Safety Day. 

The Irish Health Service (Health Service Executive (HSE)) and the Department of Health are looking forward to celebrating World Patient Safety Day and are linking to undertake a number of events to mark World Patient Safety Day on the 17th September 2019.

The Ministry of Health Malaysia and the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) are jointly hosting a one-day Seminar and the launch of world patient safety day at the Everly Hotel in Putrajaya on 17th September. 

ISQua were delighted to host Chantelle Allen who presented a fantastic live webinar with a Q&A session on Impacting health worker performance for quality care and better client outcomes: Learning from mentorship in Zambia, Tanzania and Afghanistan.

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Improving the patient experience requires a change in culture. This change must be embraced by and reflected in the actions of everyone within the healthcare system. Furthermore, everyone must understand the fundamental truth that “quality and patient safety improvement” is an ongoing and healthy process of changing mindsets.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 10:05

Preparing for the future - IMPS2019

If we truly want to have sustainable and real change we need to prepare the future leaders in healthcare to be ready for the new age of safe effective care that is person-centred and fit for the future.

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It was an honour to host Professor Sue Hignett, Dr Thomas Jun and Dr Mike Fray for a live ISQua webinar on Human Factors and Social Care.

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The thought of going to Florence, Italy for a one-week practical exposure on Clinical Risk management and Patient Safety left me very anxious. It will be my first time travelling to Italy, and secondly, I was eager to have an Italian experience in the course of my fellowship training.

Dr Mariam Youssef Shamseddin, a Medical Doctor, and a Specialist in staff clinic, quality and risk reviewers in the Quality and Patient Safety Department at Al Wakra Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar; and an ISQua Fellow, has published a paper on a quality improvement project that took place in her hospital.

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The seventy-second session of the World Health Assembly took place in Geneva from 20th to 28th May 2019.

Many public health topics were on the agenda of this assembly and, according to the closing remarks of Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO’s Director-General, the most outstanding achievements of this assembly are the following:

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