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Canadian patient safety week is on!  From October 26-30st, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute notes ‘Ask.  Listen.  Talk.’

Canadian Patient Safety Week is a national annual campaign that started in 2005 to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and quality. As the momentum for promoting best practices in patient safety has grown, so has the participation in Canadian Patient Safety Week. Canadian Patient Safety week is relevant to anyone who engages with our healthcare system: providers, patients, and citizens. Working together, thousands help spread the message to Ask. Listen. Talk. http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/English/news/cpsw/Pages/default.aspx

Professional training and self‐assessment in obstetric clinical practice appear to be effective in reducing the rate of cesarean sections, thereby improving the health of mothers and their infants as well as bettering the services they receive.

Salus Global recently announced the release of the 14th Edition of Obstetrical Clinical Content prepared exclusively for their flagship OB safety and performance program MOREOB.

The annual review process was overseen by the Obstetric Content Review committee of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SOGC). Among the updates are considerations from the worldwide literature, reader feedback and requests for clarification and new information. This edition features the addition of information on Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin consistent with the Baby Friendly Initiative. Additionally a new resource ‘what’s new in this edition’ - will hyperlink users to major updates. 

Patient Safety Awareness week

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety led by NPSF. Each year, health care organizations around the globe take part in the event by prominently displaying the NPSF campaign logo and promotional materials within their organizations, creating awareness in the community, and utilizing NPSF educational resources among hospital staff and patients.

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