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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]