EWMA signs Patient Safety Declaration

22 Feb

Pressure ulcers are one of the biggest patient safety challenges facing healthcare worldwide. EWMA endorses the Declaration for Patient Safety launched by Health First Europe, calling upon health authorities, policymakers,healthcare professionals, providers and patients to join hands in prevention of unnecessary harms in healthcare.

With this initiative EWMA supports promotion of safer health systems and high quality standards on patient safety across Europe as part of the Joint EPUAP & EWMA Pressure Ulcer prevention & patient safety advocacy project.

Read more about the declaration here http://declaration4patientsafety.eu/

Further information about EWMA and EPUAP joint engagement in the PU prevention and patient safety agendas is available here.

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