Foresight training

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This NPSA training resource pack provides detailed and practical training to support healthcare workers to identify circumstances and situations in which risks to patient safety are heightened and patient safety incidents are likely to occur.

The training is targeted at post-registration nurses and midwives, but the principles and guidance are relevant to a wide range of other healthcare professionals.

The principle of foresight training is to identify the initial indications that a patient safety error may occur, and then take steps to prevent of recover from those situations. 

These materials provide scenarios that allow and encourage staff to learn how to identify patient safety risk factors and become more proactive in addressing them.

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