Newly elected Board Members

25 June 2021

EUPSF BOARD HAS THREE NEW MEMBERS. The Foundation is managed by a Board consisting of a maximum of ten members with candidates proposed by Non-profit Organisation Affiliates and Industry Affiliates. Our newly elected Board Members are:

Mrs. Penilla Gunther representing FOKUS Patient,

Mr. Denis Herbaux representing PAQS and

Prof. Dr. Martin Westphal representing Fresenius Kabi

Adoption of Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021 - 2030

1 June 2021

GREAT NEWS FOR ALL PATIENTS! The delegates of the 74th World Health Assembly (24-31 May 2021) agreed to take concrete action to eliminate avoidable harm in health care by adopting the first ever “Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021–2030”.

The action plan outlines priority actions to be taken by governments, civil society, international organizations, intergovernmental organizations, WHO and, most importantly, by health care facilities across the world. 

European Patient Safety Foundation backs national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue amongst healthcare staff 

18 March 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Association of Anaesthetists, UK - The European Patient Safety Foundation is backing the national Fight Fatigue campaign, a joint initiative of the Association of Anaesthetists, the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of fatigue and shift work on our NHS workforce.


The Fight Fatigue campaign was launched in 2018 in response to the tragic death of a trainee anaesthetist who died whilst driving home tired after a night shift.