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.
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.
Every year around 294,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer and around 155,000 will die from the disease. It is the leading cause of mortality in people under the age of 75.
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) began a programme of work in 2007 to improve patient safety in cancer. The programme consists of three main areas: radiotherapy, chemotherapy and delayed diagnosis.
This review article published in the Journal of Diabetology reviewed the published literature on self-management of diabetes across 34 articles.
In this thought paper, Professor Aneez Esmail discusses the measurement and monitoring of safety from the perspective of primary care.