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Human Factors Common Terms

Our Common Terms glossary presents a series of common terms which focus on the fundamental human factors and ergonomics principles separated into Organisation and Individual focus areas. We have also included specific examples of some […]

Annual Bristol Patient Safety Conference 4th May 2016

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Conference 

Bristol Patient Safety Conference is an independent annual conference, now in its third year, featuring Patient Safety and QI expert speakers and practice-based improvement projects. Helen Vernon, Chief Executive of the […]

By |3rd March, 2016|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

CHFG Standardisation Survey Results

Standardisation has been shown to be an effective mechanism for reducing human error in complex processes or situations. Conversely, the lack of it can increase risk and make human error more likely and in some […]

By |6th December, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Key messages from the CHFG Impact Assessment

In the summer of 2011 the CHFG undertook a limited but focused piece of work with the aim of assessing involvement within the CHFG network and exploring perceptions of our impact.

This included a review of […]

By |6th December, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Award for Cranfield University

The CHFG has built a solid relationship with Cranfield University over the last few years.  They continue to work with us on a proposal for trialling independent investigation into “never events” for healthcare.  This year, […]

By |1st December, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weston Report by Professor Brian Toft just published

The Weston Report was recently published by the South West Strategic Health Authority.  It is a detailed critique of a review undertaken by the United Kingdom British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).  As a result of the […]

By |25th May, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reform of the fitness to practise procedures at the GMC – get involved

GMC’s public consultation site has a number of ongoing consultations to which individuals can contribute their views.

One we believe CHFG supporters might be interested in is entitled: ‘Reform of the fitness to practise procedures at […]

By |14th March, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NHS extends never events list and introduces cost penalties – BMJ article quotes CHFG

Article by Susan Mayor, published 25 February 2011

The NHS has extended the list of preventable events that should never happen during the care of patients by NHS services and introduced financial measures to penalise service […]

By |10th March, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the debate…

A couple of months ago we kicked off a discussion about defining Human Factors for the healthcare context.

The debate has got underway on the website and we are keen for people to see how the […]

By |4th March, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Human Factors Education in Scotland…

News from the North – an update on progress in Human Factors Education in Scotland from Prof George Youngson

“In its report, ‘NHS Workforce Planning: limitation and possibilities’, The King’s Fund recommended a shift from the […]

By |4th March, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments