Circle of Care is a model for Compassionate Human Factors in Healthcare, created by the Simulation and Interactive Learning Centre (SaIL) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) in collaboration with Clod Ensemble’s […]
The NHS strives to learn from its mistakes but is often criticised for failing to investigate incidents properly, and for failing to share lessons learned more widely.
This report is a redacted report from a Never […]
A new and unique collaboration has been formed between NHS clinicians and British Airways, to improve patient safety, by learning from the Aviation industry’s knowledge of Human Factors.
Blending a combination of workshops, seminars and most […]
A reference guide for Clinicians and Managers by the Safer Clinical Systems Team at Warwick Medical School.
It’s time to do something different in patient safety.
In healthcare, our approach to patient safety is almost entirely reactive. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
ECRI Institute is providing this abridged version of its 2016 Top 10 list of health technology hazards as a
free public service to inform healthcare facilities about important safety issues involving the use of medical […]