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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.

Know More.

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: Holiday Greetings and a Year in Review
​The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement ...
December 11, 2020 | Patient Safety News
Introducing the heART of Healthcare: Safety, Healing and Partnership - an online art gallery
In 2021 we are celebrating Patients for Patient Safety Canada's 15-year anniversary. As part of ...
December 10, 2020 | Patient Safety News
Taking Action: Five Policy Levers to Improve Patient Safety
​A Conversation between the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety and CPSI The longstanding ...
December 10, 2020 | Patient Safety News

Upcoming Events

Virtual Learning Exchange in Virtual Primary Care: Enhancing Equity and Access
Participate in a collaborative online learning exchange with northern health leaders, patient and ...
January 29, 2021 11:30 - January 29, 2021 13:00 (MT) |
2021 Data Privacy Week presented by PSICC
The 2021 Data Privacy Week presented by PSICC, is an informal community collaboration between the ...
February 01, 2021 00:00 - February 04, 2021 23:59 (MT) |
Webinar: COVID 19 Surveillance - Reporting, learning and sharing from the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program
Patients should never have to worry about getting an infection while in hospital. Yet every year, ...
February 04, 2021 10:00 - February 04, 2021 11:00 (MT) |