This guide from the Department of Health is aimed at the boards of healthcare organisations, as they provide an essential risk and safety oversight function.
Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety: A Toolkit for Healthcare Board Members and Senior Leaders
This toolkit from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute is designed for boards and senior leaders of healthcare organisations, as they are responsible for the oversight and governance of patient safety and quality.
This toolkit from the IHI provides a range of tools and methods for ensuring that boards lead activities to improve quality and safety effectively. It is focused at hospital boards but the lessons are equally relevant for other healthcare organisations.
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.