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WHO - Third draft Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030

PIPSQC is pleased to share the WHO has published the third draft of the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030. The WHO Patient Safety Flagship is welcoming any final comments on the third draft, available at:
https://www.who.int/teams/integrated-health-services/patient-safety/policy/global-patient-safety-action-plan

Please submit your feedback by 15 February 2021 to Dr. Neelam Dhingra at: dhingran@who.int 

Related documents:
Global action on patient safety - Report by the Director-General (6 January 2021)

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following resources on pediatric patient safety:

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
Implementing virtual care in the emergency department: building on the pediatric experience during COVID-19
WHO - Guidelines on the management of chronic pain in children
WHO - Quality of care in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings

PATIENT DETERIORATION
Characteristics of Pediatric Rapid Response Systems: Results From a Survey of PRIS Hospitals
Implementation science approach to promote optimal implementation, adoption, use, and spread of continuous clinical monitoring system technology

MEDICATION SAFETY
Health Information Technology–Related Wrong-Patient Errors: Context is Critical
Use of Simulation to Measure the Effects of Just-in-Time Information to Prevent Nursing Medication Errors: A Randomized Controlled Study

PATIENT SAFETY
AHRQ - 2019 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
AHRQ - Social Determinants of Health Database

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
Complexity thinking account of the COVID-19 pandemic: implications for systems-oriented safety management
Creating Psychological Safety on Medical Teams in Times of Crisis
ISMP - Learning from Errors with the New COVID-19 Vaccines
Patient Safety and Quality During the Pandemic: Women Leaders in Critical Care, Ep. 3
WHO - COVID-19 Clinical management: living guidance

COVID-19 and SURGE CAPACITY
Caring for critically ill adults in paediatric intensive care units in England during the COVID-19 pandemic: planning, implementation and lessons for the future

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Best Available Treatment Study (BATS) for inflammatory syndromes associated with SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
Caring for Critically Ill Children With Suspected or Proven Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: Recommendations by the Scientific Sections’ Collaborative of the European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care
Simulation to Train Pediatric ICU Teams in Endotracheal Intubation of Patients with COVID-19
Vaccinating Children against Covid-19 - The Lessons of Measles

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
COVID-19: the intersection of education and health
Pandemic and its global side effects on children – twitter thread by @sgdambrauskas

COVID-19 and SCHOOL REOPENINGS
COVID-19 and schools: #CovidUnknowns
Data and Policy to Guide Opening Schools Safely to Limit the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 Infection