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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

5th annual Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit: Keynote Session
The 5th annual Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada Summit will launch with a ...
November 30, 2020 08:30 - November 30, 2020 10:45 (MT) |
Medication Safety Self-Assessment: Focus on Never Events
Join your colleagues in improving patient safety by understanding and preventing medication-related ...
December 01, 2020 00:00 - December 01, 2020 23:59 (MT) |
Strategies to support innovation to combat antimicrobial resistance – An International Perspective
Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada invite you to join us for this webinar which ...
December 02, 2020 07:00 - December 02, 2020 08:30 (MT) |