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Resources For Patients

Healthcare providers and patients are increasingly aware of the importance of patient-centred care in building safer healthcare systems. The following resources can help patients and their loved-ones or advocates to be active participants in their own care and safety. Together, we can make a safe system even safer.

 

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