Danish Society for Patient Safety
Danish Society for Patient Safety (PS!) is an independent, nonprofit organization working to improve patient safety across Danish healthcare. PS! was founded, and is supported by, all major stakeholders in Danish healthcare. PS! strives to create sustainable healthcare, undertaking small and large scale improvement projects in collaboration with our partners.
Danish Supporting Partners
Danish Regions is the interest- and employer organization for the five regions in Denmark and is run by a board of elected regional politicians. We initiate and coordinate activities concerning the development of the health care sector and acts as a spokesperson on behalf of the regions.
Capital Region of Denmark
With 36,000 employees spread out across seven hospitals the Capital Region of Denmark runs the nation’s largest health system. Patients and their families are our focal point. Right now we’re building new hospitals with modern technology and people-friendly layouts in an effort to further improve quality, collaboration and your peace of mind.
Danish Nurses Organization
Danish Nurses Organization was founded in 1899 and handles the interest of approximately 77,500 nurses and have around 85% of the practicing Danish nurses as members. We focus on health political issues, development and research in nursing, and cooperation with other organizations, national and across International borders.
We strive towards better conditions to nurses salary that reflects the profession’s high value to society and to professional nursing quality.
Danish Society for Quality in Healthcare
The Danish Society for Quality in Healthcare (DSKS) has since 1991 been working with all professions and across sectors to improve quality in healthcare. DSKS is a scientific forum for organizations and individuals. DSKS works mainly by bringing stakeholders together at symposia, meetings and conferences focusing on how to use the science of improvement to bring healthcare forward.
The vision of Danish Patients is to contribute to a patient-centered healthcare system of high quality. We aim to achieve this by putting patient involvement on the political agenda and by developing evidence-based policies to provide decision-makers with a solid knowledge base for making patient-focused decisions.
Danish Association for Management in Healthcare
The Danish Association for Management in Healthcare (DSS) is an independent, nonprofit organization working to improve leadership in the Danish healthcare. Members of DSS are hospitals and municipalities as well as individual members. DSS strives to influence the Danish healthcare by contributing with critical opinions on relevant topics on healthcare.
Danish Medical Association
The Danish Medical Association is the professional interest association organization for doctors in Denmark. DMA takes care of the interests of doctors by seeking influence on political opinion and decision-making processes that have a bearing on illness, health, and the work of doctors. We work to promote collegiality and high professionalism among doctors. We actively contribute to strengthening doctors´ opportunity to train and carry out research and development.
MedTech Denmark (Medicoindustrien) is the industry association for more than 230 of Denmark’s leading MedTech companies that develop, produce, and sell medical devices. The purpose of MedTech Denmark is to promote the commercial and political interests of the member companies. MedTech Denmark engages with politicians and other decision-makers at the regional, national and EU level.
Association of Danish Pharmacies (Apotek)
The Association of Danish Pharmacies is a professional interest association and employer organization of all pharmacies in Denmark. The association strives to strengthen the position of pharmacies in the health care sector and leads the political dialogue with decision-makers, partners, and other actors in the health care sector. A board of seven pharmacists holds the overall responsibility for all associational & political activities.
Medicin.dk is the provider of free and independent information about pharmaceuticals in Denmark for both healthcare professionals and patients. Medicin.dk is written and reviewed by almost 300 leading MD´s and is available on websites, apps and integrated in the national clinical support system in hospitals, municipalities and GP-clinics.
City of Copenhagen
With 600,000 citizens, the City of Copenhagen is Denmark’s largest municipality. Providing services including health care for the general citizen and care of the elderly, the Health and Care Administration of Copenhagen continuously aim to improve the services for the citizens of Copenhagen with a broad perspective on health, including prevention, treatment, and care.
International Supporting Partners
Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)
SALAR is an employers’ organisation and an organisation that represents and advocates for local government in Sweden. All of Sweden’s municipalities and regions are members of SALAR. SALAR is the largest employer organisation in Sweden. We also represent and advocate for local government by raising issues, acting decisively and enlightening public opinion. Our ambition is to be one step ahead and to shed light on important changes outside local government that affect our members. SALAR is a politically run organisation.
The NVZ is the trade association for general hospitals and specialist institutions in the Netherlands. We represent the interests of our members where healthcare, the economy, and society are concerned. The NVZ also represents Dutch hospitals’ interests abroad. In Europe, through HOPE and HOSPEEM, we join European politicians in Brussels in their discussions around healthcare. In addition, the NVZ is a member of the International Hospital Federation (IHF).
Norwegian Patient Safety Programme
Launched in 2011, the Norwegian Patient Safety Programme aims to reduce preventable patient harm, establishing lasting structures for patient safety and improve patient safety culture in the health and care services. It is a nation-wide program that applies to all levels of the health and care services.
NHS England and Improvement
NHS England and NHS Improvement are working together as a new single organisation to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients. Our new single operating model has been designed to support delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. Local health systems are supported by our seven integrated regional teams who play a major leadership role in the geographies they manage. They make decisions about how best to support and assure performance in their region, as well as supporting system transformation and the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems. Our approach to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan will balance national direction with local autonomy to secure the best outcomes for patients.
The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland and has a range of responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) is an improvement organisation providing better quality health and social care for the people of Scotland. HIS enable people to make informed decisions about their care and treatment and help health and social care organisations to redesign and continuously improve services.
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland. NES has a Scotland wide role in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development.
Quality Improvement In Health And Social Care (HSCQI)
Designing an infrastructure to improve health & social care in Northern Ireland. Inspiring: Connecting: Improving.
Health Service Executive (HSE)
The Health Service Executive (HSE) is responsible for the provision of health and personal social services for everyone living in Ireland, with public funds.
Improvement Cymru is the improvement service for NHS Wales. We are experts in developing, embedding, and delivering system-wide improvements. We achieve this by supporting organisations and helping them embed an inclusive culture of improvement. We have also been a part of the core Public Health Wales response to covid-19 since March 2020.
Singapore Healthcare Improvement Network (SHINe)
The Singapore Healthcare Improvement Network (SHINe) is an umbrella group composed of 33 member healthcare organisations including Ministry of Health, Agency for Integrated Care, acute care hospitals, speciality centres, polyclinics and community hospitals whom are collectively committed to better health, better care and lower cost care to patients. The Network aims to accelerate the pace and scale of improvement, leading to system-wide, transformative healthcare in Singapore. It is also a network for members to collaborate and learn from each other to develop, implement and modify patient safety and quality improvement in their respective organisation, as well as influence and effect the national quality improvement agenda.
Zorgnet-Icuro is an Flemish employers’ organization uniting more than 750 private social profit organizations: hospitals, care provisions for elderly and organizations providing mental health care. Taken together, these organizations employ about 140.000 employees. The main objective of Zorgnet-Icuro is the realization and development of accessible and affordable quality care for every patient, resident and client.