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The time for patient safety is RIGHT NOW!

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has over 10-years of experience in safety leadership and implementing programs to enhance safety in every part of the healthcare continuum.

Discover the tools and resources available to you and find out what you can do to improve patient safety.

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Find alerts, advisories, and recommendations from patient safety, quality, and healthcare organizations from around the world

Partnering with Patients

When patients and healthcare providers partner effectively, the results are powerful. We invite you to join us in advancing this work.

Clean hands have never mattered more

Cleaning your hands, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based hand rub, is one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of infections.

Have you experienced harm in healthcare?

Patients for Patient Safety Canada (PFPSC) is a community of patients and families, most of whom have experienced harm in our healthcare system.

Patient Stories

Emotional stories of harm in our healthcare system, shared by members of Patients for Patient Safety Canada. Learn why we are all so committed to patient safety.

Presence of Safety

We are working to equip and encourage every person on a healthcare journey to identify patient safety, celebrate it, and share all successes. 

CPSI Latest News

In Jennifer Zelmer’s Words: Virtual Care is new to most of us
​The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement ...
October 19, 2020 | Patient Safety News
The Final Patient Safety Power Play
​As you may know, I am retiring at the end of this month. Six years ago, I was invited to lead an ...
September 26, 2020 | Patient Safety Power Plays
CPSI, PFPSC and WHO: World Patient Safety Day 2020 Successes
​Thank you so much for joining us in supporting the second annual World Patient Safety Day on ...
September 25, 2020 | Patient Safety News

Upcoming Events

Canadian Patient Safety Week
Canadian Patient Safety Week runs October 26 to 30, 2020. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute ...
October 26, 2020 00:00 - October 30, 2020 23:59 (MT) |
Are you ready for virtual care? Is anyone?
Join us on Monday, October 26, at 10am MDT/12pm EDT for a CPSI webinar discussion of the ideal ...
October 26, 2020 10:00 - October 26, 2020 11:00 (MT) | Webex
WHO Spotlight Webinars for NCD Directors - Tech for good
WHO has the honour to inform national directors and programme managers responsible for NCDs in ...
October 27, 2020 00:00 - October 27, 2020 23:59 (MT) |