A short film produced by Health Education England to support healthcare professionals in training and staff at all levels to report and respond to concerns about patient safety.
Toward a high-performance management system in health care, part 4: Using high-performance work practices to prevent central line-associated blood stream infections-a comparative case study
An observational study from the USA which examined the impact of high-performance work practices on interventions to reduce central line associated bloodstream infections.
Produced by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, this report includes a literature review on effective teamwork and communication in healthcare, a needs assessment of Canadian healthcare organisations, a review of teamwork and communication training programmes, and a consultation with national and international experts in teamwork and communication.
An interview with Dr Kim Holt, Consultant Paediatrician who ‘blew the whistle’ on the Baby P case in Haringey. She also founded Patients First, which is a support group for whistle-blowers.
She discusses her experience and those of other health professionals who have been “whistle-blowers”.
She discusses the need to change the system so that clinical staff feel empowered to speak up.
Dr Sinead Millwood, a junior doctor in England, talks through her innovative quality improvement project.
Junior doctors commonly make mistakes which may compromise patient safety. Despite the recent push by the NHS to encourage a “no blame” culture, mistakes are still viewed as shameful, embarrassing and demoralising events.
Dr Millwood taught sessions on "learning from mistakes" and discusses how she implemented her project to change attitudes about discussing such mistakes
This report looks at past experience with NHS workforce planning and the challenges facing workforce planning in the future, in the light of changing health care needs and the need to deliver the future care models outlines in the NHS five year forward view.
The report focuses on three areas key to providing integrated care: mental health, primary care and community nursing.
In this webinar, Abhishek Bhartia (Director of Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research), Saru Bhartia (Quality Improvement professional) and Rinku Sen Gupta Dhar (Consultant obstetrician) talk about their quality improvement journey in Delhi, India.
A presentation by David Dalton, Chief Executive of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust about changing patient safety culture in an organisation.
This film explains the innovative approach to safety improvement that has been developed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, called “Onion”. Onion is a way to “peel back the layers” of what stops doctors, nurses and other staff being able to consistently deliver high quality, safe care to our patients.
This moving film recounts the harrowing experiences of the Titcombe family during their son, Joshua’s, tragically short life. The film is based on the testimony of James Titcombe, Joshua’s father and now a National Advisor on Safety for the Care Quality Commission.