Filter resources by focus area and profession

If you're working in one of the NHS England Patient Safety Collaboratives, we've tagged all of our resources according to the designated focus areas. We've also identified which resources we think are specifically useful to certain professions.

  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

    The IHI Severe Sepsis Bundles contain elements drawn from the International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and represent packages of care to be delivered for all patients presenting with severe sepsis or septic shock.

  • Surviving sepsis campaign

    Severe sepsis and septic shock are major healthcare problems, affecting millions of people around the world each year, killing one in four (and often more), and increasing in incidence. 

  • The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)

    This report is drawn from a literature review, meetings with families and patients with learning disabilities and focus groups with health and social care staff.

  • The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)

    Every year around 294,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer and around 155,000 will die from the disease. It is the leading cause of mortality in people under the age of 75.

    The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) began a programme of work in 2007 to improve patient safety in cancer. The programme consists of three main areas: radiotherapy, chemotherapy and delayed diagnosis.

  • NHS England

    This continuously updated online resource holds data on referral and diagnostic waiting times and activity across the UK.

  • The College of Emergency Medicine, UK Sepsis Trust

    This clinical toolkit has been developed jointly by the College of Emergency Medicine and the UK Sepsis Trust. It is designed to provide operational solutions to the complexities challenging the reliable identification and management of sepsis.

  • QSEN Institute

    This series of videos presents the powerful and tragic story of Lewis Blackman, who died in hospital following routine surgery, as told by his mother, Helen Haskell. The story is structured in five parts to facilitate learning and teaching, and each video comes with a selection of suggested questions to guide discussions or teaching plans.