NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2021
7 December 2021
NEWSLETTER - We are delighted to share some news from the European Patient Safety Foundation (EUPSF). In the second half of the year, we were working on new projects, partnerships and collaborations. Enjoy the read and don't hesitate to get in touch!
Newly elected Board Members
26 November 2021
TO BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE OUR GOALS, WE NEED A STRONG TEAM!
We are therefore we are very happy to welcome two new Board members, elected during the Council of Affiliates Meeting, who are willing to dedicate their time, energy and expertise to the EUPSF. 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:
Dr. Peter H.M.P. Roelofsma representing the Center for Safety in Healthcare at Delft University of Technology
Mr. Pedro Vieira dos Santos representing Medtronic
NEWSLETTER JUNE 2021
29 June 2021
NEWSLETTER - We are delighted to share with you our very first newsletter of the European Patient Safety Foundation (EUPSF). A lot has been done behind the scenes, and in this first newsletter we're happy to share with you our new strategy, interesting articles about patient and healthcare workers' safety, and the decisions of our recent Council of Affiliates Meeting. We're also happy to introduce our newly elected Board Members as well as the Affiliates that joined the Foundation at the beginning of 2021. Enjoy the read and don't hesitate to get in touch!
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.