The Sa​​udi Patient Safety Center (SPSC) established in 2017, is the first of its kind in the whole region and fulfills one of the in​​itiatives of the National Transformation Vision 2030. The center’s mandate is to galvanizing healthcare regulators, payers, providers, patients, families and communities around patient safety with the aim of providing healthcare services free from harm. The SPSC is acting as ​the main custodian of the Patient Safety strategy with a focus on giving a voice to the community and healthcare providers. The center shall be inspired by the guiding principles of the patient safety strategy as it relates t​o: 

  • System orientation
  • Capacity building
  • Learning from mistakes
  • Patient empowerment
  • Measurement
  • Monitoring and research
  • Patient safety culture
  • All levels and institutions
  • Realistic and motivating expectations
  • ​​Sustainability
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