Meeting of the Technical Committee on Patient Safety

On January 27th the representatives of the Spanish Health Regions that comprise the Technical Committee on Patient Safety (PSS) within the National Health System (NHS) met in Madrid.

The Quality Agency presented a summary of the projects implemented within the NHS in 2010 and financed with decentralized funds to the Health Regions through the strategy funds and subsidies. The indicators proposed to evaluate the patient safety strategy were discussed and the actions to be developed during 2011 were presented.

Finally, the attendants were informed of the celebration of the 6th International Conference on October 19-20 to coincide with the Cochrane Colloquium. The motto will be: “Scientific evidence for healthcare quality and patient safety.”