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.
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.
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.