The Danish Patient Safety Authority undertakes various tasks as part of our mission to enhance patient safety. These tasks include:
- Supervising authorized health professionals and health organizations. Read about supervision
- Providing guidance on communicable diseases, health conditions relevant to driving license issuance, and conducting investigations, among others.
- Granting registrations in 19 different healthcare professions to both Danish and foreign healthcare professionals.
- Issuing permissions for independent practice as a medical doctor, dentist, or chiropractor.
- Granting specialist registrations in 39 medical specialties and specialist registrations in the two dental specialties.
- Managing the central administration of the adverse event reporting system in the healthcare sector and utilizing knowledge from adverse events and patient compensation cases to prevent similar incidents.
- Offering advice on the entitlement to medical assistance in other countries based on Danish legislation, EU regulations, and other international agreements.