In Safe Hands
In Safe Hands was originally launched in 2011 as a patient safety campaign by the Norwegian Ministry of Health. From 2014, the campaign continued as a five-year programme. In 2019 the secretary for the programme became Department of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Directorate of Health.
Measuring patient harm with Global Trigger Tool
All health trusts measure patient harm using Global Trigger Tool (GTT) in the Norwegian Patient safety campaign
Patient Safety Culture Measurement
The “In Safe Hands” campaign is currently measuring patient safety culture among professionals in all care giving units in every hospital. In addition, the campaign is now piloting a similar survey on patient safety culture among a selection of ambulatory clinics with regular general practitioners and emergency care.