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Patient Safety and Human Factors in Healthcare Jobs

Please find below the latest roles in Patient Safety and Human Factors in Healthcare.  If you would like to advertise your position here please email info@chfg.org and for the price of a small donation we […]

By |19th September, 2017|Jobs, Featured|0 Comments

CHFG Open Seminar 11th May 2017 Summary and Slides

Human Factors and Safer Births
Open Seminar
11th May 2017
Institute of Engineering
Birmingham

This one-day event, the latest in our series of open seminars, provided an opportunity to focus on the challenges facing teams involved […]

By |12th May, 2017|CHFG Events, Featured|0 Comments

Call for Pictures of Good/Poor design in Healthcare

Pictorial Guide for Human Factors in Healthcare

Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

Healthcare human factors & ergonomics work has often focused on cognitive and social interventions (CRM, NOTECH’s etc) rather than issues of design.  Healthcare systems provide […]

By |27th April, 2017|Featured|2 Comments

Investigating for Improvement – building a national safety investigator for Healthcare

This thought paper explores how healthcare systems can develop a system-wide approach to investigating and learning from the most serious patient safety issues, and examines the organisational infrastructure that is needed to support this.

Many safety-critical […]

By |31st March, 2017|Policy and Research, CHFG Resources, Featured|0 Comments

CHFG Open Seminar 13th October 2016 Summary and Slides

Proactive Approaches to Promoting Safe Healthcare
Open Seminar
13th October 2016
Unipart Conference Centre
Oxford

We are living through a period of unprecedented change; social and political; global and local. This has significant implications for how […]

By |20th July, 2016|CHFG Events, Featured|1 Comment

Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch – Expert Advisory Group Report

The Government have published the Expert Advisory Group report which recommends how the new “Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch” in NHS England should be established.

You’ll be aware that the CHFG have campaigned for many years for […]

Patient Safety 2030

FOREWORD by Ara Darzi, Professor, Lord Darzi of Denham
Dear Secretary of State for Health, Ministers and distinguished experts,
In the decade and a half since To Err is Human, safety has become embedded in the lexicon of […]

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 […]

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Picker Institute has set a high standard with the Always Events® program. The goal of the Always Events program is the translation of person- and family-centered principles into tangible action. New approaches to communicating […]

‘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 […]

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