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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This report, drawn up by the Clinical Human Factors Group, looks at nine wrong site surgery cases that were investigated last year, nine patients, nine families, nine clinicians and their teams all who thought it […]
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 […]
This guide provides a useful introduction to the concept of human factors in healthcare, and suggests how its elements can […]
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 […]