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 […]
This report was produced by the DH HF Reference Group under the steer of Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of the NHS Commissioning Board. The CHFG had a significant role in the report.
The report […]