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“What good looks like” prompt cards

Over the last few years the CHFG have developed a set of cards to demonstrate ‘what good looks like’ in healthcare from a human factors perspective. These cards have been developed from the […]

By |12th October, 2015|Learning Resources, CHFG Resources, Featured|0 Comments

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 […]

Learning from Failure: the Need for Independent Safety Investigation in Healthcare

The NHS should follow the lead of aviation and other safety-critical industries and establish an independent safety investigation agency, according to a paper published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (*now direct access […]

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

Getting to Grips with the Human Factor – Boards Resource

 

The CHFG is pleased to announce the publication of a new resource, specifically targeting Hospital Boards. “Getting to grips with human factors – strategic actions for safer care”, is a learning resource that recognises the […]

Introduction to Patient Safety

Professor Charles Vincent provides an summary of his recently published second edition on Patient Safety. This 61-page free pdf file, which may be used for non-commercial purposes, is essential reading for anyone starting to understand […]

By |1st March, 2012|Resources, Learning Resources, Other Human Factors Resources, Featured|Comments Off on Introduction to Patient Safety

‘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

Human Factors Informed Commissioning

The following briefing paper, “Human Factors Informed Commissioning: Adding value to NHS productivity, efficiency, effectiveness & quality“, was developed by the CHFG, and delivered to Simon Stevens and Bruce Keogh earlier this month. It […]

By |28th November, 2014|Resources, Learning Resources, Featured|0 Comments

Just a Routine Operation teaching video

 

Just a Routine Operation

The Human Factor: Learning from Gina’s Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By |22nd June, 2012|Resources, Learning Resources, Featured|2 Comments
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