This film explains the innovative approach to safety improvement that has been developed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, called “Onion”. Onion is a way to “peel back the layers” of what stops doctors, nurses and other staff being able to consistently deliver high quality, safe care to our patients.
This moving film recounts the harrowing experiences of the Titcombe family during their son, Joshua’s, tragically short life. The film is based on the testimony of James Titcombe, Joshua’s father and now a National Advisor on Safety for the Care Quality Commission.
This series of videos presents the powerful and tragic story of Lewis Blackman, who died in hospital following routine surgery, as told by his mother, Helen Haskell. The story is structured in five parts to facilitate learning and teaching, and each video comes with a selection of suggested questions to guide discussions or teaching plans.
This short video introduces the basic concepts and approach of the science of human factors. It provides a helpful introduction to some fundamental concepts in human factors, including: stress, fatigue, cognitive workload, design, equipment, teams, and culture.