In This Issue
ISQua Update
ISQua Staff
Report From Acting CEO
Social Media
New Members
The European Union Network for Patient Safety and Quality of Care (PaSQ)
The 65th World Health Assembly in Geneva
Discussions, Disney and Social Media Dos and Don'ts
Update from Accreditation Manager
Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH)
Thoughts From a New ISQua Surveyor
IAP Awards
ISQua announce 2012 Conference Scholarships
Single dose barcoding should no longer be optional
HCAC Second Quality Health Care Conference & Exhibition 2012
The National Association for Healthcare Quality's 37th Annual Educational Conference
Institute of Communication and Health, University of Lugano
Noticeboard
Useful Links
Archive »
Print all articles »
Visit our website »
Follow us
To receive up-to-date information from ISQua, follow us on:

      
Contact us

ISQua
3rd Floor, Joyce House
8-11 Lombard Street East
Dublin 2

Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)1 6706750

Fax: +353 (0)1 6710395

Email: smcardle@isqua.org
Web: http://www.isqua.org


ISQua Update
by Caroline Jago
 
ISQUA_logo_final

Welcome to the latest issue of the ISQua Bulletin as we find ourselves in the rainy month of June in Dublin. 2012 continues to be a busy year for ISQua.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share
ISQua Staff
by Caroline Jago
 
image-12[1]

To counteract the torrential rain we've been experiencing here in Dublin, here at ISQua HQ, we have been cheering ourselves up with fun food challenges.

 

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share
Governance
Report From Acting CEO
by Peter Carter
 
australia_kangaroo[1]

Just back from a trip to Australia, Peter Carter fills us in on meeting Tim Shaw, the head of the team behind the ISQua’s knowledge portal, and Mark Brandon, Convenor of the ISQua Special Interest Group on Quality in Social Care for Older Persons.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Social Media
by Caroline Jago
 
Social_Media_468[1]

Did you know that ISQua is on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter and would like to see you there too?

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
New Members
by Caroline Jago
 
no_photo2[1]
ISQua would like to welcome all it's 2012 members.
Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Regional Meetings
The European Union Network for Patient Safety and Quality of Care (PaSQ)
by Triona Fortune
 
PaSQ_logo200_01[1]

ISQua was represented at the recent 'Kick-Off Conference' of the European Union Network for Patient Safety and Quality of Care, (PaSQ).

Read more»
Rate: (1) | Share | 0 Comments
The 65th World Health Assembly in Geneva
by Nittita Prasopa-Plaizier
 
resize_image[1]

ISQua, as an non governmental organisation in Official Relations with WHO, was invited to attend the 65th World Health Assembly in Geneva, which took place from 21st - 26th May 2012.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
ISQua Knowledge Portal
Discussions, Disney and Social Media Dos and Don'ts
by Janine Hewitt
 
webinar_icon[1]

The past few months have been busy on ISQua Knowledge and the increased traffic to the site reflects the interest generated by the great activities on offer.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
International Accreditation Programme (IAP)
Update from Accreditation Manager
by Jan Mackereth-Hill
 
Jan Mackereth-Hill, Accreditation Manager
Jan Mackereth-Hill, Accreditation Manager

ISQua’s IAP is experiencing an increased rate of queries from potentially new organisations.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH)
by MSQH Secretariat
 
malsosla[1]
malsosla[1]

The Malaysian Society for Quality in Health, (MSQH), is a not for profit organisation and the national accrediting organisation for healthcare facilities and services, and develops standards at all levels of Malaysian healthcare. 

Read more»
Rate: (1) | Share | 0 Comments
Thoughts From a New ISQua Surveyor
by Gary Smith, ISQua Surveyor
 
Gary Smith, Surveyor
Gary Smith, Surveyor

Gary Smith, Australia, recently took part in a standards survey. Here he reports back on his experience as a first time surveyor.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
IAP Awards
by Sinead McArdle
 
ISQUA Accreditation Logo

The following awards were approved at the ISQua Board meeting of 24th April, all are effective from April 2012 to May 2016.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
29th International Conference
ISQua announce 2012 Conference Scholarships
by Eadin Murphy

ISQua and the World Health Organization, (WHO), are delighted to announce the recipients of the ISQua 2012 Conference Scholarships.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Sponsor Articles
Single dose barcoding should no longer be optional
by Anouk Chavel, GS1
 
imagesCAZRLLH0

Medication errors are the single most common cause of preventable adverse events in the healthcare system. It is therefore key to ensure a complete identification of the product until administration to the patient.

Read more»
Rate: (1) | Share | 0 Comments
Forthcoming Conferences & Programmes
HCAC Second Quality Health Care Conference & Exhibition 2012
 
HCAC_LOGO.ai[1]

Prestigious quality health care event to take place from 25th–27th September 2012 in Hyatt Amman Hotel, Amman, Jordan.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
The National Association for Healthcare Quality's 37th Annual Educational Conference
 
nahq_logo[1]

Join The National Association for Healthcare Quality NAHQ in Tampa on September 20th-23rd, 2012, to develop your 'Blueprint for Change.'

 

 

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Institute of Communication and Health, University of Lugano
2013 Conference on Communicating Medical Errors (COME)
by Annegret Hannawa

The University of Lugano’s Institute of Communication and Health is organizing an international, interdisciplinary conference on 'Communicating Medical Error', (COME). It will take place on March 18-22, 2013 on Monte Verità in Ascona, Switzerland.

Read more»
Rate: (0) | Share | 0 Comments
Email Newsletter Software by Newsweaver