TERMS OF REFERENCE

  1. Members of the sub-committee will champion the cause of patient safety and the role patients can play in improving safety in healthcare.
  2. PFPSM will be voluntary and will promote partnership with healthcare providers and consumers to include the perspective of patients and their families in decision making and planning patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.
  3. Collaborate and align with other related organisations to enhance patient safety agenda.
  4. Provide a platform for patients, families and healthcare providers to speak about their learning experiences with a focus on sharing learning opportunities for continuous improvement.
  5. PFPSM with the support of the Patient Safety Council Malaysia works to make ‘Every Patient Safe’ at all times.
  6. Attend 75 % of all PFPSM meetings/activities conducted in a year. Frequency of meetings will be three times a year; more meetings may be held for special events and attendance will be decided as required.

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PFPSM Vision

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Safe Care for Every Patient at All Times.

PFPSM Mission

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Patients for Patient Safety Malaysia (PFPSM) is the voice for patients and families in communicating and partnering with healthcare providers in advancing safe care.

 PFPSM Values

  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Compassion
  • Teamwork

 PFPSM Objectives

  • Ensure healthcare organizations and providers include the perspective of patients and their families in decision making and planning patient safety and quality improvement initiatives
  • Provide a platform for patients, families and healthcare providers to share their experiences with a focus on opportunities for learning and improvement
  • Facilitate and support communication among all decision makers to achieve safe care for all
  • Promote transparency on all patient safety issues, practices and policies
  • 5. Collaborate and align with other organizations to enhance the patient safety agenda.

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About PFPSM

PFPS Malaysia has members who are healthcare professionals from various strands of healthcare, and who have also experienced adverse events in their own lives.
 
Collectively, we are driven by a desire to improve the existing system. Our emphasis is on engaging health professionals and organisations to enter into dialogue with patients and patient organisations, NOT to see them as an adversary, but as collaborators to help improve patient safety.
 
The launch of PFPSM was graced by the Honorable Minister of Health, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam and its’ closing by the Director General, Y.Bhg. Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Bin Abdullah
 
The PFPSM Declaration is a collective call and commitment to making patient safety a basic human right and the reduction of patient safety incidents a priority, to improve the quality of health care.