Croatian Patient Safety Society’s Fourth Congress

The Croatian Patient Safety Society’s Fourth Congress was held in the International Hotel in Zagreb on 17 November 2016. The Child and Youth Protection Centre was represented by our Head Nurse, Vesna Jurčić, Mr of nursing. The theme of the Congress was radiology safety. It was held with the participation of the Croatian State Office for Radiological and Nuclear Safety. The Congress was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Health, Croatian National Health Insurance, the City of Zagreb Office for Health, guests from the United Kingdom, Austria and Slovenia, who shared their experience, and many physicians and nurses.

Conclusions from the Congress are that the health system must be safe and that an adequate relationship and good communication are necessary for the patient to be aware of his/her rights and obligations. The importance of documenting and following protocols was also emphasised.

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