This workbook was produced as part of the 'Patient Safety First' campaign in England and is aimed at team members involved in implementing changes to reduce harm in perioperative care.
This report produced by The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Department of Health describes the key issues and standards related to the higher risk general surgery of the frail older patient.
This how-to guide from the IHI is designed to help healthcare staff learn how to identify patients who are at the highest risk for sustaining a serious injury from a fall and implement interventions to prevent or mitigate these injuries.
‘Matching Michigan’: a 2-year stepped interventional programme to minimise central venous catheter-blood stream infections in intensive care units in England
This paper from BMJ Quality and Safety reports on an important national patient safety improvement programme, 'Matching Michigan', that aimed to reduce the incidence of central line infections in intensive care.
This report synthesises the evidence on the effectiveness of detection, mitigation and actions to reduce risks in hospitals and identifies and describes components of interventions responsible for effectiveness.