EARCAS study: patient safety in medical and social service centres in Spain

Exploratory study on the safety culture and magnitude of the adverse effects in the field of health and social services.

Objectives

  • Know the features of the safety culture at the centers providing health and social services in Spain.
  • Explore in retrospect, based on surveys of professionals from this field, the most common adverse effect related to the care provided by the health and social services.
  • Determine the most important risks related to health care.
  • Prioritize the measures aimed a achieving safer care provided by the health and social services.