Welcome to PFPS

We are your voice

Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) is a World Health Organisation initiative aimed at improving patient safety in health care.



The purpose of setting up a network of PFPS is to promote understanding and dialogue around patient safety. and the role patients can play in developing new tools useful in patient safety.

What we do

Foster and build collaboration and links between patients and staff on the range of patient safety efforts, so that lessons can be shared and partnerships created.

Our mission

Our mission is to bring together patients, providers, policy-makers and those effected by harm, who are dedicated to improving health-care safety through collaboration and partnership. To encourage Health Care Providers to acknowledge patients and their families as an untapped resource for information and recognise the patient experience as a learning tool.

Share your story

By sharing your story, you’ll inspire positive system change,

Recent News

What my job entails… Patient Liaison Officer – Josephine Griffin

The Patient Liaison Officer Role includes the following: – Facilitating the communications process for families and relatives who attend the Mercy University Hospital. – Advocating for patients in the hospital, this function is carried out through communication, negotiation and representation ...

17th September is World Patient Safety Day

17th September is World Patient Safety Day. Commencing in 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Patient Safety Day be celebrated worldwide annually on 17th September. When we are patients, we trust that our safety is the focus of ...

What my job entails… Patient Liaison Officer – Josephine Griffin

The Patient Liaison Officer Role includes the following: – Facilitating ...

Caroline’s Story

Medical Misadventure compounded by System Failures Post-op complications, but doctors ...

Eve and her Mum’s Story

Eve and her Mum (Paula) – their story: Doctor who ...