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​​​ Stickynote no date English.jpgWelcome to – your home for Canadian Patient Safety Week!

We need to hear from you. Let us know! Any information you can provide on what worked well and how the week could be improved will be extremely helpful.

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Canadian Patient Safety Week is in the Books!

Congratulations on another successful Canadian Patient Safety Week! Thanks to your tremendous efforts, we are getting closer to our shared vision of Canada having the safest healthcare in the world. 

Although the celebrations may have wound down, there are still some CPSW tools and resources you can use and share to keep patient safety top of mind in your organization.

Take With Questions Quiz 


The Take With Questions quiz is open and ready to be played! If you haven't done so already, be sure to take the time to see how your knowledge of the 5 Questions to Ask About Your Medications holds up.

PATIENT Podcast Series


The PATIENT podcast series is available for download and for sharing.  Be sure to check out all 3 episodes: Heartbeat, Opioid, and Activist. 

Question Your Meds Catchy Phrase Contest Winners

We recognize that all participants last week worked hard to craft their own catchy phrase to secure a place in the winner's circle for our Question Your Meds catchy phrase contest.

Congratulations to the winners whose catchy phrases were randomly selected to win the prize of an Amazon gift card. You can learn more about the winners and their phrase by clicking the link below.

The patient video story of Eileen Chang's son Daniel and the healthcare provider video of story shared by Michael Villeneuve are available to watch. Great lessons to be learned. The videos are well used tools to begin a meeting and remind us of why we strive for safer care.

National Conversation

Thanks to everyone who joined the National Conversation virtual broadcast this week! Please click below to access a recording. ​The National Conversation is presented as a partnership between the Canadian College of Health Leaders, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and GS1 Canada.

Thank you and everyone who participated in Canadian Patient Safety Week 2017! From patients to providers, family to friends, you are all integral in the success of this week! We thank you for your enthusiasm this week and your ongoing commitment to make care safer.  


We would also like to thank the sponsors and partners: ISMP Canada, Becton Dickinson and CO., GOJO Industries, and HealthPRO Canada for contributing efforts towards Canadian Patient Safety Week.



Canadian Patient Safety Week is a national, annual campaign that started in 2005 to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and quality. As the momentum for promoting best practices in patient safety has grown, so has the participation in Canadian Patient Safety Week. Canadian Patient Safety week is relevant to anyone who engages with our healthcare system: providers, patients, and citizens. Working together, thousands help spread the message to Ask. Listen. Talk.

If your organization is interested in sponsoring a portion of CPSW 2017, please contact We have many sponsorship opportunities available.

Do you have any questions or suggestions? Contact CPSI Communications

Phone: (780) 409-8090
Toll free: 1-866-421-6933
Join the conversation at #asklistentalk​