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The level of harm reported in the Irish health service is comparable to other developed countries (approximately 12%). However, there is considerable room for improvement.
Current patient safety efforts largely focus on hospital settings. As we launch the inaugural World Patient Safety Day on September 17th, we must speak up to intensify efforts to keep patients safe in outpatient settings.
RCSI is the national surgical training centre (NSTC) in Ireland with responsibility for training all surgeons and emergency medicine doctors.
Open access articles on Patient Safety
The Quality & Accreditation Institute (QAI), India have designed a Standee which is being sent to all healthcare institutions in their database as well put up on their website for use.
Raising and responding to frontline concerns in healthcare
Hôpitaux Universitaires Genève (HUG) are hosting a one day conference on the theme: Creating the framework conditions for the success of quality initiatives.
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.
In Cape Town and the Western Cape, hospitals will drape orange around their buildings and grounds in honour of World Patient Safety Day.
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