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NHS LA Award Winners recognising improvement in integrating Human Factors

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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards – ECRI Institute


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Generic Surgical Never Events Fishbone – Dr J Carthey


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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

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 […]

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 […]

‘Never?’ Report

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 […]

By |6th March, 2012|Resources, Learning Resources, CHFG Resources, Featured|Comments Off on ‘Never?’ Report
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