Patient safety Patient safety is the avoidance of unintended or unexpected harm to people during the provision of health care
More than one million people use the NHS each day, and making sure they receive safe and reliable care is essential.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
OASI Care Bundle: A multi-centre quality improvement project to reduce the incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury
This project aimed to reduce rates of obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) following childbirth through use of an evidence-based care bundle, supported by an awareness campaign and multidisciplinary...
This project will develop and test analytical strategies to inform the design of quality improvement projects led by paediatric trainees.
Project that will use behavioural insights methods to optimise health care workers’ medication prescribing and use choices, improve understanding of patient experience, and prioritise medication safet...
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of health care professionals in quality improvement and patient safety.
Empowering prescribers to empower patients and fellow professionals: a novel approach to safe, person-centred practice
This project is aiming to improve the experiences of inpatients on insulin and the education of foundation trainees.
This project will involve co-designing a fatigue risk management strategy to help teams effectively manage night shift fatigue.
The Berwick advisory group was set up in 2013 to support Professor Don Berwick to review patient safety in the NHS in England, following the publication of the Francis Inquiry. We asked members of the...
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