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Patient Safety Collaboratives

England’s 15 Patient Safety Collaboratives play an essential role in identifying and spreading safer care initiatives from within the NHS and industry, ensuring these are shared and implemented throughout the system.

They are based in the […]

Human Factors Team Training – TeamSTEPPS pilot – good practice Barnsley NHS

Many incidents, claims and complaints involve poor communication and team working as a contributory factor or a root cause. Currently team training is not mandatory for NHS staff and many people assume staff already know […]

By |12th December, 2016|Best Practice|0 Comments

NHS LA Award Winners recognising improvement in integrating Human Factors

The CHFG and NHS LA wish to acknowledge organisations, networks and project teams who have embraced human factors/ergonomics principles to positively impact care delivery /improve patient safety.
During two patient safety events held in Liverpool and […]

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Patient Safety Annual Report

Please see Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Patient Safety Annual Report 2015-2016.

Read and Download Resource

By |15th July, 2016|Resources, Best Practice|2 Comments

‘How to’ Guide to Human Factors – Top Tips

An A5 booklet has been produced that has extracts of case studies and implementation tips from the full ‘How to’ Guide – Volume 2. This A5 booklet can be found here Implementing Human Factors in […]

Implementing Culture Change Within the NHS

The practical steps required to implement culture change in the NHS is the subject of a new report launched today, Thursday 6th November 2014, by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP).

The […]

Scoping Review of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Primary Care

Much of the early research and focus in human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) in healthcare has been in the acute sector. This is partly because the early high profile interest has been from people in acute areas […]

‘How to’ Guide to Human Factors – Volume 2

The CHFG are delighted to announce the publication of a second ‘How To’ guide.

‘Implementing human factors in healthcare – Taking further steps’, is the second volume of the ‘How to’ guide that was originally published […]

By |11th June, 2013|Resources, Best Practice, CHFG Resources, Featured|3 Comments

‘How to’ Guide to Human Factors – Volume 1


Patient Safety First’s “How to” Guide for implementing Human Factors in Healthcare

This guide provides a useful introduction to the concept of human factors in healthcare, and suggests how its elements can […]

By |23rd November, 2010|Resources, Best Practice, CHFG Resources, Featured|0 Comments
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