Category: Improvement

World Health Organisation – 10 global facts on Patient Safety

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 comparison, there is a 1 in 300 chance of a patient being harmed during health care. Industries with a perceived higher risk such as the aviation and nuclear industries have a much better safety record than health care.

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TED Time Escalation Decision Learning package

Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE) occurs when the foetal brain does not receive enough oxygen. This can lead to severe impairment or death of the baby and is of course devastating for both families and staff.

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Patient Safety Collaboratives

England’s 15 Patient Safety Collaboratives play an essential role in identifying and spreading safer care initiatives from within the NHS and industry, ensuring these are shared and implemented throughout the system.

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Circle of Care a model for Compassionate Human Factors in Healthcare

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 Performing Medicine programme. It helps us think about, practise and demonstrate the high quality compassionate care to which we all aspire to.

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