This report investigated maternity services at Furness General Hospital from January 2004 to June 2013, and concludes the maternity unit was dysfunctional and that serious failures of clinical care led to unnecessary deaths of mothers and babies. It makes a series of recommendations for the wider NHS as well as Morecambe Bay.
This paper examines the role of leadership in effectively shifting attitudes and behaviours to make patient engagement a reality and outlines eight key features of successful leadership for patient and family centred care.
This discussion paper examines possible barriers and facilitators to patient engagement drawn from a literature search. It goes on to propose a framework with recommendations to address these barriers and promote patient-provider engagement.
Promoting engagement by patients and families to reduce adverse events in acute care settings: a systematic review
This paper systematically reviews studies which have addressed the effectiveness of patient involvement in patient safety practice.
In this thought paper, Jane O’Hara and Ruthe Isden consider the role of patients and citizens in the identification of risk and the measurement and monitoring of safety within healthcare.
The DAFNE programme is a not-for profit organisation and the site offers information about the programme for people with diabetes, health care professionals and commissioners.