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.
This concordat represents an agreement between key NHS organisations, regulators and professional bodies to support and embed human factors approaches to patient safety across the NHS. This is a significant document that lays out the value of human factors to the NHS, details the commitments that are being made by influential NHS organisations, and includes human factors case studies to highlight the importance of this work in patient safety.
This document, produced jointly by the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Nursing, helps identify principles for best practice in ward rounds which can improve patient safety, patient experience, shared learning, collaborative working and efficient use of resources.
This research scan from the Health Foundation describes studies examining the link between safety culture or climate and patient outcomes. It asks: what evidence is available about the link between safety culture or climate and patient outcomes?