Patient safety

Organizations in Ireland endorse Safe Surgery Saves Lives

17 June 2008
Dublin, Ireland

An event was held in Dublin on 17 June 2008 to launch this work in Ireland. Present were representatives of nearly 50 organizations and societies who have endorsed the initiative, along with the Minister of Health and other invited guests.

The Health Information & Quality Authority was responsible for coordinating the event and the endorsements.

participating organizations

  • Minister for Health and Children
  • Health Information and Quality Authority
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • An Bord Altranais
  • Aut Even Hospital
  • Blackrock Clinic
  • Beacon Hospital
  • Bon Secours Health System
  • Bon Secours Hospital Cork
  • Bon Secours Hospital Galway
  • Bon Secours Hospital Glasnevin
  • Bon Secours Hospital Tralee
  • Children's University Hospital
  • Clane Hospital
  • Clinical Indemity Scheme
  • Connolly Hospital
  • Cork University Hospital
  • Galway Clinic
  • Galway University Hospitals -University College Hospital
  • Health Management Institute of Ireland
  • Health Service Executive
  • Hermitage Clinic
  • International Society for Quality in Healthcare
  • Irish Association for Emergency Medicine
  • Irish Association of Theatre Managers and Superindendants
  • Irish Association of Vascular Surgeons
  • Irish Higher Surgical Training Group
  • Irish Hospital Consultants Association
  • Irish Institute of Trauma & Orthapaedic Surgery
  • Irish Medical Organisation
  • Irish Nurses Organisation
  • Irish Patients Association
  • Irish Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Irish Society of Urology
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Mater Private Hospital
  • Operating Department Nurses Section- Irish Nurses Organisation
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
  • Our Lady's Children's Hospital
  • Patient Focus
  • Rotunda Hospital
  • Royal College Of Physicians Ireland
  • Shanakiel Hospital
  • St. John's Hospital
  • St. Vincent's University Hospital
  • The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin Incorporating the National Children's Hospital Department of Surgery
  • The College of Anaesthetists
  • VHI
  • Wexford General Hospital