WHO World Patient Safety Day 2020-21 Goals:
Goal 1 Prevent sharps injuries
Goal 2 Reduce work-related stress and burnout
Goal 3 Improve the use of personal protective equipment
Goal 4 Promote zero tolerance of violence against health workers
Goal 5 Report and analyse serious safety-related incidents
Ehi Iden, Chief Executive Officer of the Occupational Health and Safety Managers, shares with the hub his blog 'Safety of the patients and correlation with the safety of the healthcare workers' (see attachment below). He also share the interview he did for TVC News Nigeria on World Patient Safety Day.
Images from the day
In this blog, Patient Safety Learning make the case that staff safety is intrinsically linked to patient safety. It sets out how the six foundations for safer care from the report, A Blueprint for Action, can be used to consider how making improvements to staff safety complements patient safety.
It looks in more detail at four key aspects of staff safety and how these areas are intertwined with improving patient safety:
Physical safety – considering how the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of this in ensuring patient and staff safety is not jeopardised.