This review presents a set of evidence and recommendations on how all healthcare organisations employing nurses should manage nurse staffing levels to ensure patient safety.
This document, Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Hospitals 2009, aims to reduce the number of falls and the harm caused by falls experienced by older people in hospital care.
In 2004 the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture - a staff survey designed to help hospitals assess the culture of safety in their institutions. Since then, hundreds of hospitals across the U.S. and internationally have implemented the survey.
This report, from NHS Diabetes, summarises the health economic evidence relating to foot care in diabetes, and to examine the potential for quality and productivity improvements.
This document provides guidance on achieving compliance with the essential standards of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the organisation that regulates the safety and quality of care in England.
This document sets out in detail the risk management standards which have been developed and are assessed by the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA). These determine the level of premium charged to providers of NHS care that are insured by the NHSLA.