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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: Adaptation and Amalgamation
​The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement ...
November 18, 2020 | Patient Safety News
Together, let’s #ThinkDigitalHealth
​ Digital Health Week (November 16-22, 2020) is an annual celebration and recognition of how ...
November 18, 2020 | Patient Safety News
Handle With Care: Doing Our Part to Preserve Antimicrobials
Antimicrobial Awareness Week, November 18-24 Antimicrobial Substances such as antibiotics, ...
November 16, 2020 | Patient Safety News

Upcoming Events

ASPIRE (Advancing Patient Safety In Residency Education) Certificate Course
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute ...
November 24, 2020 00:00 - November 27, 2020 23:59 (MT) | Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa ON
Global Health Compassion Rounds
This Global Health Compassion Rounds will explore the important link between faith and compassion ...
November 24, 2020 06:00 - November 24, 2020 07:00 (MT) |
MMS Webinar Series: Using Measurement and Monitoring of Safety to respond to COVID-19
Hear firsthand how teams from our Learning Collaborative have applied Measurement and Monitoring of ...
November 26, 2020 10:00 - November 26, 2020 11:00 (MT) |