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Patient Safety - Putting You First

QCH is committed to providing an atmosphere of quality and safety for our patients and our staff. The Hospital has implemented many patient safety initiatives and continually looks for new opportunities for improvement.

Below is a list of some of the safety initiatives Queensway Carleton Hospital is actively involved in to ensure all patients receive quality care while in our Hospital.

Safer Healthcare NOW!
Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) video
MORE OB Program
Accreditation Canada
Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)
Two Positive Patient Identifiers
Speak Up Campaign
Medication Reconcillation Project
Monitoring number of Ventillator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) infection rates
Just Clean Your Hands Campaign
Critical Care Outreach Team (Rapid Response Team)
Safety Dialogues (Executive Walk-Abouts)
Falls Risk Assessment and Prevention Program
Patient Safety Education Day
Senior Friendly Hospital Project
OHA's "Your Healthcare - Be Involved" Program
Patient & Family Advisory Committee
For more information on the "Your Health Care - Be Involved" Campaign visit the link.

To visit the My Hospital Care Web site
For information visit medication safety
for information on what to do if your child is vomiting or has diarrhea visit this link.