Patient Safety

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​​​Find information and tools to promote a culture of safety when providing care, and learn more about actions taken across the health system to improve patient safety. Scroll down for Medication Safety information.

Patient Safety Alerts

Patient Safety Alerts are issued when recommendations following the review of a critical incident may benefit the province more broadly.  Sharing information about an event along with recommendations to prevent the event from recurring, promotes learning and helps improve health system quality and safety.

Any supporting materials are included in the same document, following the alert itself.

2018-19

2017-18​​

2016-17​​

Contact​

For more information, contact the Ministry of Health's Acute and Emergency Services Branch at:

Medication Safety

​Medication Reconciliation​ is a formal process in which healthcare providers work together with patients, families and care providers to ensure accurate and comprehensive medication information is communicated consistently across transitions of care.​

Download MedRec Discharge/Transfer Form​​​​

Sample​ Medication Reconciliation Forms

Supporting Documentation

Tutorial

Medication Reconciliation Training Video - 13:55 (Saskatchewan Health Authority - YouTube)

Contact​

For more information, contact the Ministry of Health's Patient Safety Unit at: