173 ~ The lending hand ~

Patient safety is not a responsibility confined to the chronically ill. Healthy individuals also have a role to play towards the improvement of hospital protocols. Women go for birthing etc. The safety of newborn babies… We all have a responsibility to contribute towards solutions for incompetence and negligence. A responsibility that sits on each ones…

172 ~ Silence isn’t safe ~

SILENCE ISN’T “SAFE”. SPEAKING UP IS. No matter their position or speciality, most medical and nursing professionals have had some experience in hesitating with speaking up when they see a safety risk. Even when the medical professional is fully aware of the potential hazard to the patient, staying silent can be seen as a “safe”…

171 ~ A new mark on the calender ~

The 17th of September 2019 dawns with a new mark on the calender, as we inaugurate A worldwide movement towards a life changing venture, potentially great The first annual World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) A movement for the global health community to come together to raise public awareness, understanding and engagement of the need to…