World Patient Safety Day took place on 17 September 2019. The following link is to a message from the Director-General of WHO and promotes patient safety. It showcases examples from around the world showing how improving patient safety is an international initiative and applicable everywhere. Key themes it picks up are; speaking up for safety, patient safety culture and human factors, all of which also feature in the HEE Patient Safety Interactive Resource.
The following is a link to WHO Press Release on World Patient Safety Day issued on 13 September 2019 at the UN press briefing. For your information, please also find links to ‘Patient Safety Fact Sheet’ and ’10 facts on patient safety’