The theme for 2020, 'Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety', serves as an important and timely reminder of the interrelationship between healthcare worker safety and patient safety, particularly in the current challenging COVID-19 environment.
Working together to enhance safety
To mark today, we are reminding health and social care services, which are covered by State indemnity, about the importance of working together to make healthcare workers and service users safer in Ireland
5 things you can do
We have set out 5 things health and social care services can do to enhance safety in a new infographic.