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CIEHF event – Human Factors in Health and Social Care

Date: 4th October 2018

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0LZ

Join the CIEHF on Thursday 4 October as we present our White Paper on how Human Factors could and should be used […]

Royal Society of Medicine: When things go wrong

Date: Friday 26th October 2018

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

About this event
Litigation, both civil and criminal, against doctors is increasing, but so are the costs involved, potentially even crippling the […]

Joint Committee published report on Health Service Safety Investigations Bill

The House of Lords and House of Commons created a Joint Select Committee to review the draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill.  This Committee was appointed to gather evidence and give feedback on the draft […]

By | 2018-08-02T09:40:03+00:00 2nd August, 2018|Policy and Research|0 Comments

World Health Organisation – 10 global facts on Patient Safety

According to research by the World Health Organisation, patient safety is a serious global public health concern. There is a 1 in a million chance of a person being harmed while travelling by plane. In […]

By | 2018-07-30T12:04:23+00:00 30th July, 2018|Learning Resources|0 Comments

Article from Scott Morrish on Safe Space

Scott Morrish talks to the HSJ about safe space and HSIB, please click here to view the article by Scott Morrish

By | 2018-07-11T14:19:14+00:00 10th July, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

HSIB Investigation report – transition from child mental health services to adult

This investigation followed the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch being notified of an 18-year-old who died by suicide shortly after transitioning from child and adolescent to adult mental health services. The investigation identified possible issues regarding […]

By | 2018-07-10T09:57:52+00:00 10th July, 2018|Learning Resources, Featured|0 Comments

Updated Just Culture Guide – NHS Improvement

NHS Improvement have updated their Just Culture Guide.

To download click here

By | 2018-07-09T10:35:03+00:00 9th July, 2018|Resources, Best Practice|0 Comments

Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill

The draft bill proposes setting up the Health Service Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB).

The HSSIB will conduct investigations which focus on learning from patient safety incidents in the NHS, to reduce health care harm and improve […]

By | 2018-06-28T13:41:55+00:00 28th June, 2018|Policy and Research, Featured|0 Comments

HSIB first national investigation report – wrong prosthesis

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has published its first investigation report relating to a surgical never event.

The patient is a 63-year-old man who underwent hip replacement surgery. During this surgery, incompatible components were used. […]

By | 2018-06-28T13:42:24+00:00 28th June, 2018|Learning Resources, Featured|0 Comments

Williams Review into gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare

The review makes recommendations to support a more just and learning culture in the healthcare system. It covers:

  • the process for investigating gross negligence manslaughter
  • reflective practice of healthcare professionals
  • the regulation of healthcare professionals

This […]