The Mencap “Death by Indifference” campaign summarises the initial “Death by Indifference” Report which tells the stories of six deaths of people with learning disabilities, the subsequent Inquiry “Healthcare for All” and the “Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities”.
This toolkit provides models and ideas to support healthcare systems, hospitals, and leaders to strengthen the safety culture of their organisation.
Engaging with staff is an essential element of patient safety. All staff need to feel listened to, involved in decisions and in control of their work - and this is particularly important for managing and improving patient safety.
The incident decision tree provides straightforward and clear guidance tool to support a fair and just approach to patient safety incidents. The tool aims to support clinicians and managers in understanding when safety incidents should be attributed to systemic or organisational issues, as well as identifying the occasions when there may be individual culpability for an incident.
The Manchester Patient Safety Framework (MaPSaF) from the NPSA is a tool to help NHS organisations and healthcare teams assess their progress in developing a safety culture.