Articles featured

  • Identification of doctors at risk of recurrent complaints: a national study of healthcare complaints in Australia.
  • The global burden of unsafe medical care: analytic modelling of observational studies.
  • Systematic review of the application of the plan–do–study–act method to improve quality in health care.
  • Assessing adverse events among home care clients in three Canadian provinces using chart review.
  • 'Care left undone’ during nursing shifts: associations with workload and perceived quality of care.
  • Allocating scarce resources in real-time to reduce heart failurere admissions: a prospective, controlled study.
  • Culture and behaviour in the English National Health Service: overview of lessons from a large multimethod study.

This is a special collection of the best articles published in BMJ Quality & Safety in 2013.

The journal aims to encourage innovation and creative thinking to improve the quality of health care and the science of improvement, and this collection reflects the depth and breadth of content on offer.

The Health Foundation co-owns the BMJ Quality & Safety journal with the BMJ Group.

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