Patient safety is one of the most important issues of quality program in health service. Patient safety can be defined as all the measures taken by healthcare organizations and health care professionals working in health institutions to prevent the people from the damages of health care services and is the primary and indispensable condition of a qualified health care. The aim of patient safety is to achieve safety by providing an environment that will positively affect the physical and psychological conditions of patients and their relatives and hospital staffs as well.This study is a literature review related to patient safety. Turkey has made a compilation of research along with countries around the world concerning the patient safety practices.
Patient safety, Patient safety practices, Healthcare workers,