Donna Davis

Donna Davis is Co-chair of Patients for Patient Safety Canada, http://www.patientsforpatientsafety.ca/, and a mother, a wife, and a nurse. The death from medical error of her 19 year old son started her on a journey to ensure effective communication between providers and patients and families. She contributed to the revision of the Canadian Disclosure Guidelines, the revision of the Canadian Incident Analysis Framework, the CPSI Patient Safety Education program, National Collaborative on the Prevention of Falls in Long-Term Care, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health Critical Incident Review working group, and the Safe Surgery Saves Lives. A World Health Organization Patient Safety Champion and recipient of the 2011 Nurse of Distinction award, she knows first- hand where improvements are needed and works tirelessly giving presentations and sitting on health-related and government committees across Canada connecting the research and statistics to real people.