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Outcomes of the CPME webinar on WHO Surgical Safety Checklist: Practical examples and critical points for implementation

On Friday, 27 June, CPME organised a webinar on the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist in the framework of the Joint Action for Patient Safety and Quality of Care.

The webinar session provided a comprehensive and dynamic discussion about the implementation of the surgical safety checklist in order to increase safe clinical practice and ensure overall patient safety during surgery.

Please find below a link to all the speakers’ contributions and presentations:

A recording of the webinar is available here:

The webinar was moderated by CPME President, Dr Katrín Fjeldsted and it was opened by CPME Secretary General, Ms Birgit Beger. The webinar featured the following speakers: Dr Iain Yardley, WHO Consultant on Surgical Safety, Prof. Dr Habil. Juozas Pundzius, Chief Specialist of the Republic of Lithuania and Ministerial Advisor in the Area of Surgery, Mrs Josefa González Pastrana, Castilla y León Regional Health Services, Coordinator of the Implementation of the Surgical Checklist at Regional Level, Prof. Dr Barthold Vonen, Chief Medical Officer and Assistant CEO Nordlandssykehuset Trust Bodø, Mrs Kristina Mickeviciute, European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA) Permanent Officer to CPME and Mr Pascal Garel, Chief Executive, European Hospital and Healthcare Federation.

The webinar included 33 participants from 6 EU member states, Spain, Croatia, Lithuania, France, Italy, Belgium and the European Medical Students’ Association.