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PSLS link is live in CST Cerner

PSLS link is live in CST Cerner

Do you ever wish there really was an “easy button” you could push to solve whatever problem you were facing? Um…#yespleaseeveryday. Well, several thousand health care staff and clinicians in BC are now a tiny bit closer to that dream: CST Cerner users in Vancouver...

Reporting adverse reactions following COVID-19 immunization

Reporting adverse reactions following COVID-19 immunization

Many of us in health care have been encouraged to see vaccines for COVID-19 becoming available in BC, Canada, and around the world. It’s an exciting time—­­reinforced by senior officials who have stated that there is now a light at the end of the tunnel. But what...

Give yourself the gift of patient safety training

Give yourself the gift of patient safety training

BCPSLS Central Office has a special gift for you, just in time for the holidays: three shiny, new courses focused on patient safety! We have revised our Patient Safety, Actions, and Reports courses on LearningHub. And we’re thrilled to announce that the courses will...

Mission & Vision

Our mission is: To make health care safer for all British Columbians by fostering a culture of safety, shared learning and continuous system improvement.

Our vision is: Safe health care for BC: No needless harm.

Who We Are

BC Patient Safety & Learning System (BCPSLS) is a web-based tool used by approximately 100,000 health care providers across BC to report and learn about patient safety events, near misses and hazards. BCPSLS has fostered improvements in patient safety and quality of care in all health care settings since its inception in 2008.

Today, we are focused on streamlining data collection and output, enhancing learning across our health care system and improving the quality of our modules and tools.

What We Do

Over 400 safety event reports are submitted to BCPSLS each day from across the province. This data is allowing us to identify safety concerns and target quality and safety improvements where they’re needed most. To date, over one million safety event reports are in the BCPSLS database. Data summaries provide a rich basis for learning and improvement to over 10,000 healthcare leaders across BC.

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