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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]