QUALITY IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION          PATIENT SAFETY WILL IMPROVE BY CONTROLLING EVERY MOVE         QUALITY IS NOT AN ACT, IT IS A HABIT - ARISTOTLE

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- Listen to David Bates in Jordan at the HCAC quality meeting on December 4th: "Minding the gap between designing quality systems and implementation: it’s all about patient safety!".
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- Just 1 month left to submit your poster abstract | Amsterdam 2018 click here

- LSQSH is a " World Partner" of the American Society for Quality ( ASQ).

- Dr. Rouba Rassi interview with NBN TV 
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- Dr. Rouba Rassi interview with Future TV
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TIPS TO CELEBRATE PATIENT SAFETY AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

1. Post reminders throughout your facility about the importance of safe care. - Update your computer screen savers with the Patient initiative.
- Recognize your patient safety champions by giving them Patient Safety Champion stickers.
- Create your special item for patient safety at your organization to be collaboratively used: T-Shirts, Hats, bracelets, pins…etc...

2. Host an event or several events to recognize patient safety efforts at your organization. - Poster presentations of your organization’s successful safety efforts.
- Recognize staff and committees that work every day to provide safe care.
- Host events in the cafeteria with snacks or dessert or something special to celebrate safety at your organization.
- Hold safety-focused training during Patient Safety Awareness Week.
- Contact a local TV or Radio to host a spokesperson to share patient safety activities and highlights.
- Conduct “Safety Culture Survey”. 

3. Encourage Patients and Families
to Be Safe by:

- Posting promotional materials in your facility, such as the posters downloadable for www.lsqsh.org
- Offering a suggestion box for patients and families.

4. Improve patient safety in these areas:
- Adverse Drug Events
- Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
- Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
- Injuries from Fall and Immobility
- Obstetrical Adverse Events
- Pressure Ulcers
- Preventable Readmissions
- Surgical Site Infections
- Venous Thromboembolism
- Ventilator Associated Event/Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

STAY SAFE VIDEO

 
"STAY SAFE" Campaign: a collaborative work between LSQSH and WHO

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The WFSA's first SAFE-T Summit

The WFSA's first SAFE-T Summit will be taking place in London on April 13th 2018 at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Featuring world renowned speakers the SAFE-T (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody - Today) Summit aims to advance the global patient safety agenda. Bringing together leading providers from the perioperative team we will highlight the importance of working together to address the healthcare challenges identified by the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. In partnership with related industry, governments and NGOs, this one day Summit will contribute to safer anaesthesia, surgical and obstetric care around the world.

You can find more information and register through the link : click here

Seven Recommendations for patient safety

1- Clean hands for safe care 
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2- Improve safety of high alert medications 
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3- Effective communication enhances safe care 
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4- Patient engagement in their safety 
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5- Reduce risk of harm resulting from patient fall 
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6- Identify your patient every time 
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7- Use WHO surgical safety checklist 
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