Patient Safety Improvement Lead
Anne MacLaurin is a Patient Safety Improvement Lead for the Canadian Patient Safety Institute. She is responsible for advancing patient safety through supporting national and regional partnerships and coordinating initiatives such as CPSI’s infection prevention and control national strategy and its national measurement system; Patient Safety Metrics.
Anne joined CPSI in 2008 as the Project Manager for Safer Healthcare Now! and later, Canada’s Hand Hygiene Campaign. In this role she had the privilege of working with a group of dedicated, committed health employees at the core of patient safety in Canada.
Prior to joining CPSI, Anne held various positions during her career including staff nurse with the IWK Health Center in Halifax and the Prince County Hospital in PEI; clinical instructor for the University of Prince Edward Island; and Utilization Coordinator and Quality/Risk Coordinator for Health PEI. Anne holds a B.Sc. in Nursing from St. Francis Xavier University and a Masters of Nursing studies through Dalhousie University.
Anne resides in Prince Edward Island