In this video, Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund, interviews Sir David Dalton, Chief Executive of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust about the lessons learnt on the journey to making Salford Royal one of the safest trusts in the NHS.
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.
The video introduces a new way to introduce patients to important information about their safety during a hospital stay. The information is presented in an ‘airline style’ briefing aimed at reducing avoidable complications – such as blood clots, pressure ulcers, or falls.
This film tells the powerful and hard-hitting story of a tragic incident, in which a simple human and procedural mistake had catastrophic consequences at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.