The Danish Patient Safety Authority has been assigned to perform surveys of all types of treatment facilities in Denmark, including departments of emergency medicine. The Authority has a strategy for both control and learning and emphasizes to keep a balance between the two. It will be described, how the surveys have been performed. Results from the surveys will be presented and examples given on situations which included control and learning.
Charlotte Hjort er overlæge og enhedschef i Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed.