The 'How to Guide' for Leadership for Safety

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This guide from Patient Safety First explains how board members and senior leaders can provide appropriate leadership for safety within their organisation.

It focuses on implementing leadership for safety, offering a set of tools and strategies to engage staff and support them in improving quality and reducing harm.

The key elements are:

  • setting and focusing on strategic goals
  • providing demonstrable leadership
  • ensuring executive accountability
  • monitoring system level measures
  • monitor progress and drive execution
  • build knowledge and capacity for safety improvement.

This guide also includes a list of more detailed resources and further reading that leaders will find useful.

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