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THIS YEAR’S THEME
Times of multiple crises: reasons and ways to keep patient safety on the agenda
In times of crisis such as pandemics, conflict, and migration, patient safety must remain a priority. While securing care is crucial, lowering standards or neglecting improvement is risky. We must defend quality of care, avoiding regression and embracing the historical progress of medicine now more than ever. EUPSF advocates for upholding patient safety even in challenging times.
- Safety culture
- Patient involvement
- Healthcare worker wellbeing and safety
- Leadership, team and organisational performance
- Challenge of implementation
To which extent our behaviours, shared beliefs and values do impact patient safety?
- Culture in healthcare vs AI : is ChatGPT compatible with current medical culture? What could be the benefits for patients?
- Behavioural and Cultural Insights (BCI) in Healthcare
- Safety and culture in Emergency medicine
From passive to active: when the patient contributes to improving the quality and safety of his/her own care
- National Programmes on Patient Engagement
- Patient Reported Incident Measure (PRIM)
- Patient owned checklists
Collaborating across Europe to raise awareness of the fatigue-related risks for the healthcare professionals and for the patients – launch of the Fighting Fatigue Together Campaign
- Fatigue – a symptom of a deep crisis
- Impact of fatigue on wellbeing, safety and motivation of the trainees
- Fighting Fatigue Together campaign: goals and call to join
Development and coordination of European wide campaign raising awareness why fatigue and sleep deprivation are dangerous not only for health professionals, but also for patients and the general public.
Why and how to design a safety-oriented organization?
- The impact of Second Victim Support on health worker resilience
- Using simulation and debriefing to improve team and leadership performance
- Using the “Never events” to move towards a learning organisation
Tools and recommendations for implementing patient safety practices
- Challenges for change in Healthcare
- Implementing changes using the Breakthrough Collaborative method
- The importance of learning from other sectors
Secure your spot at the forefront of healthcare innovation. Registration for the Patient Safety Conference in Vienna is now open.
Experience a full day filled with knowledge, inspiration and networking opportunities.
Please note that the registration fees are quoted exclusive of VAT (20%).
Get to grips with the topics that will be discussed at the conference thanks to insightful articles that will be regularly posted online.
You can also consult the 2022 conference articles in this section.
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From passive to active: When the patients contribute to improving the quality and safety of their own care
Fighting Fatique Together
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What People Say?
What they said about last year event?
“I had the opportunity to present the National action plan on patient safety in Sweden during the EUPSF Conference. Patient Safety is a foundation within our healthcare system and the EUPSF Conference provided a valuable opportunity to present our national work to a wide European audience.”Bruno ZieglerMedical Officer, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare
“The EUPSF conference was an engaging event that we were very pleased to be part of. Great discussions about how we can advance patient safety as a clinical and industry team! Thank you for involving us.”Kenneth OsbaeckMedtronic
“I was delighted to participate in the 2022 EUPSF conference, which highlighted that patient safety is critical in improving patient outcomes. This can only be achieved when patients are involved at every step of their pathway.”Annabell MerklinPatient Advocacy, Sr. Manager at Edwards Lifesciences
“What an incredible day it has been! I am grateful to the EUPSF for connecting us all and amplifying the visibility of our work!”Radoslav HerdaSlovak Patient Association
“Co-organizing the Patient Safety Conference with EUPSF was a great experience. The exceptional collaboration with a skilled and efficient EUPSF team added a new dimension to our annual conference. It successfully bridged the gap between the European and local perspectives, enabling us to address common challenges, share best practices, and foster cooperation.”Matthias HellströmFOKUS Patient® Sweden