The International Patient Safety Day is a campaign for all stakeholders in the health care system to work together to improve patient safety.
PURPOSE AND TOPICS
Healthcare organisations, institutions, academic organisations, companies, patient organisations – all are invited to participate in this day with their activities and ideas, for example:
// Presentation of effective solutions to improve quality and safety in health care
// Raising awareness amongst the public and media on key issues relating to patient safety
// Information on activities in hospitals, care homes and general practice
// Information for patients on how they can contribute to their own safety
The International Patient Safety Day has a specific topic every year:
The focus of this year’s International Day is
“If silence is dangerous”
and is intended to promote better communication between all parties involved in the care process. Organisations may choose a different topic if they want to.