Working Party on Quality and Safety annual report

Chair - Maria Pilar Astier Peña (Spain)
Secretary - Jose Miguel Bueno Ortiz (Spain)
IT Officer - Alexandre Gouveia (Switzerland)
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Objectives (July 2017 - June 2018):
1. To facilitate family doctors’ with tools to improve Quality and Safety at their office
2. To promote tools to improve networking among Wonca world members aimed at get quality and patient safety issues on the medical office’s desktop
3. To collect and maintain updated Quality and Safety resources for family doctors in Wonca webpage.
4. To contact universities and public institutions which offer open source courses on Quality and Safety to promote the introduction of primary care issues in this area.
5. To prepare and offer a Quality and Safety workshops, lectures and seminars for family doctors in Wonca conferences.
6. To have an active participation in WHO webinars and other meetings regarding Quality and Safety
7. To have an active participation in Wonca World Regions Congresses and Conferences.
8. To identify a set of Quality and Safety indicators to monitoring implemented actions in medical offices.
9. To make alliances to empower Quality and Safety in Primary Care through a World Day: International Safety & Quality in Primary Care Day
We have accomplished objectives 5, 6, 7.

Conferences or scientific meetings in which the group have participated during the period July 2017 - June 2018:
1. Expert Consultation: WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge Medication Without Harm: Early global action to support implementation, Geneva, 11-13 December 2017
2. 53rd EQuiP Assembly Meeting, 23 - 24 March 2018 - Bratislava – Slovakia
Workshop: Medication without harm: Which are the main topics in primary care? Conductors: Maria Pilar Astier-Peña and Ilkka Kunnamo. Link to the workshop:
3. 23rd WONCA Europe Conference in Krakow
Workshop: Deprescription. Conductors: Jose Miguel Bueno Ortiz
4. XI Patient Safety Annual Conference in Primary Care in Spain, Madrid 22 June 2018:

Training activities
Training to Family Doctors Residents on patient safety and quality in Zaragoza (Spain)
Training to Family Doctors Residents on improving clinical reasoning as a tool to reduce diagnostic errors in Zaragoza (Spain)
Training to fourth and fifth medical students on improving clinical reasoning as a tool to reduce diagnostic errors at Medical School of the University of Zaragoza (Spain)


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