WP5: Patient Safety Initiatives Implementation


Lead Partner: German Agency for Quality in Medicine (AQuMed), Germany

WP5 aims to select, implement and monitor Safe Clinical Practices (SCPs) in Health Care Organisations (HCOs) of the participating Member States (MS).

Selection criteria will include demonstrated effectiveness, transferability, feasibility, existing implementation tools and patient involvement. HCOs will be selected in each participating MS considering their motivation and experience in the field.


  • Implementation of selected SCPs in HCOs of the participating MS.
  • Monitoring, supporting and assessment of the implementation process.
  • Tested implementation tool box for WP5-selected SCPs.
  • Report describing the WP5-selected SCPs’ implementation.


  • PS good practices Implementation (No.3)

Associated Partners (APs)

In addition to AQuMed as WP Leader, 25 APs are involved in WP5.

Country Acronym Organisation
Austria BIQG Austrian Institute for Quality in Healthcare
Croatia AQAH Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health Care and Social Welfare
Denmark DSPS Danish Society for Patient Safety
Finland THL National Institute for Health and Welfare
France HAS Haute Autorité de Santé
Greece NKUA National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Hungary GYEMSZI National Institute for Quality and Organisational Development in Healthcare and Medicines
Italy ITMoH Ministry of Health
Italy IOV Istituto Oncologico Veneto
Latvia REUH Riga East University Hospital
Lithuania VASPVT State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania
Netherlands NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Netherlands CBO CBO Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement (a TNO Company)
Norway NOKC Norwegian Knowledge Center for the Health Services
Poland NCQA National Center for Quality Assessment in Healthcare
Romania NSPHM National School of Public Health, Management, and Professional Development
Slovakia SKMoH Ministry of Health
Spain MSSSI Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality
UK NHSIII NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
EU CPME Standing Committee of European Doctors
EU EFN European Federation of Nurses Associations
EU EHMA European Health Management Association
EU EPF European Patients’ Forum
EU HOPE European Hospital and Healthcare Federation
EU PGEU Pharmaceutical Group of the EU


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