Training and Education

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Top ten resources looking at training and eduction.

Patient safety depends on tailored and practical education and training for all healthcare professionals. The key is to develop and deliver effective patient safety training and education which is practical, relevant and engaging, directly applicable to practice.

The Foresight training resource pack and Safe Foundations programme from the NPSA both provide detailed and practical training to support healthcare workers in identifying circumstances in which there risks to patient safety and the basic principles to management. The resources below also include practical examples of training implemented in the NHS such as PROMPT and the Sepsis kills programme.

  1. Learning from error: patient safety workshop - World Health Organisation

  2. The Future Role of the Consultant - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  3. Raising Concerns: speaking up about patient safety - Health Education England

  4. Practical obstetric multi-professional training – PROMPT - Professor Tim Draycott, The Health Foundation

  5. Training for Obstetric Emergencies: PROMPT and Shoulder Dystocia - Southmead Hospital Bristol, University of Bristol, the Health Foundation

  6. Foresight training - National Patient Safety Agency

  7. Safe Foundations - National Patient Safety Agency

  8. Change in knowledge of midwives and obstetricians following obstetric emergency training: a randomised controlled trial of local hospital, simulation centre and teamwork training - BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  9. Australian Open Disclosure Framework: Better communication, a better way to care - Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

  10. The Sepsis Kills Programme - Clinical Excellence Commission

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