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The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin, Ireland are hosting their 2nd annual National Maternity Hospital Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) 2019 from 21st - 25th October 2019.
In recognition of the World Health Organisation’s World Patient Safety Day, Professor Cliff Hughes will be speaking on the topic, Safety in Healthcare - State of the Art or State of Mind.
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.
In France, as in many other countries in the world, care needs and approaches have considerably changed over the past number of years – ageing of the population, increase in chronic diseases, inequalities in access to care, changing expectations of health professionals, availability of new therapies, digital development, and many more...
An in-depth transformation of the health system has therefore proved indispensable and the French government has embarked on a reform program entitled "My Health 2022".
In my first blog post, I talked about humanizing leadership for quality and patient safety improvement through; the patient voice, provider ears, and organizational support.
In this blog, I'll talk about the role of leadership.
"Insights that I gained are twofold. First, patient safety is always a top priority. No small issue needs to be left unattended or ignored as it has the potential to cause a fatality. Two, there is a need for a multidisciplinary collaboration The institutional and systems thinking approaches are critical in health care. Good procedures, communication, accountability and sharing of information are critical to avoiding mistakes and medical errors."
Tuesday, 17th September 2019 14:00 PM - 14:45 BST (UTC+01)
Please join us for this special edition of the ISQua Virtual Coffee Break, where we will be celebrating World Patient Safety Day!
This Virtual Coffee Break is open for everyone to attend.
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.
We were delighted to host Dr Paul Batalden for the third episode in the ISQua Podcast series, and the second ISQua Ask the Expert session.
The topic for this episode was: “Co-production of healthcare service: assumptions and invitations”
ISQua were delighted to host Dr Gilbert Buckle and Elom Otchi who presented a fantastic live webinar with a Q&A session on Transforming & Navigating Healthcare Quality & Safety into the Future: Reflections from AfIHQSA. This session was an ISQua African Community of Practice meeting which was also made available as an open webinar.