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Resources

Healthcare systems and providers are increasingly aware of the importance of patient-centred care in patient safety. The following resources can support both pharmacy professionals and their patients as they work together to make a safe system even safer.

 

For Pharmacy Professionals

The following resources can help pharmacy teams improve the workflows, culture, and processes in their pharmacy.


Canadian Medication Incident Reporting and Prevention System (CMIRPS)

The Canadian Medication Incident Reporting and Prevention System (CMIRPS) was developed through a partnership between Health Canada, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP Canada), and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) with support from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI).

CMIRPS is a resource that supports medication safety, reporting, and analysis.

http://www.ismp-canada.org/cmirps/

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS)

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping healthcare organizations and providers learn about leading practices to improve patient safety.

MIPS offers resources on medication safety, patient engagement, and critical incidents and disclosure.

http://www.mips.ca/index.html

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

The Canadian Patient Safey Institute (CPSI) works to patient safety and quality.

CPSI delivers a number of resources and programs that are designed to prevent safety incidents through analysis and improvement initiatives.

http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/Pages/default.aspx

For Patients

The following resources can help patients and their loved-ones or advocates to be active participants in their own care and safety.

 

SafeMedicationUse.ca

SafeMedicationUse.ca is ISMP Canada’s consumer-focused website that provides consumers with the resources to report medication incidents and to get information about using medication safely.

http://safemedicationuse.ca/

 

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS)

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping empower patients and families to be engaged with their healthcare team.

MIPS offers resources for patients and families to support them in taking an active role in their own healthcare.

http://www.mips.ca/index.html

 

Patients for Patient Safety Canada

Patients for Patient Safety Canada is a patient led program of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Patients for Patient Safety is commited to collaborating with all levels of the healthcare system to identfiy, initiate, share, and lead patient safety projects.

http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/About/Programs/PPSC/Pages/default.aspx