Visit the World Patient Safety Day new home page on the Healthcare Excellence Canada website for the 2021 campaign.
Below are details from the 2020 World Patient Safety Day campaign.
Premiere of Building a Safer System
Thank you for joining us for World Patient Safety Day!
Thank you for joining us for the live streaming of Building a Safer System, the documentary celebrating Canadian Patient Safety Institute's 17-year impact on Canada's healthcare system.
In case you missed it, the documentary is available on our
The CPSI Legacy Celebration
On September 17th, former staff members, colleagues, and supporters of CPSI gathered to re-connect and celebrate the organization on the Remo conferences platform. A panel of CEOs discussed the future of patient safety, and Donna Davis of Patients for Patient Safety Canada powerfully represented the patient voice.
Click below to view the recording of the panel discussion and the closing keynote remarks:
World Health Organization
The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the huge challenges and risks health workers are facing globally including health care associated infections, violence, stigma, psychological and emotional disturbances, illness and even death. Furthermore, working in stressful environments makes health workers more prone to errors which can lead to patient harm. Therefore, on World Patient Safety Day 2020:
Theme: Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety
Slogan: Safe health workers, Safe patients
Call for action: Speak up for health worker safety!
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