Dr Sangeeta Mahajan, a consultant Anaesthetist, tells her story of how her only son took his own life and her subsequent investigation into what went wrong.
Please click here to listen to her story.
In October the Department of Health set out a consultation seeking views on providing a ‘safe space’ in healthcare safety investigations, click here to view the consultation. The CHFG have been working with James Titcombe, […]
The implementation of the concept of “Just Culture” is now widely seen as key for further improvement of aviation safety through more and better reporting of aviation occurrences. An essential condition for establishing a “Just […]
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 […]