This is a link to the quick reference pressure ulcer prevention guidelines produced by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. This Quick Reference Guide summarizes evidence-based guidelines on pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
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.
In this paper, Julie Storr, Neil Wigglesworth and Claire Kilpatrick, on behalf of the Infection Prevention Society, discuss the application of human factors principles within infection prevention and control activities – up until now a largely unexploited area.
This learning report looks at lessons from the Health Foundation’s Lining Up research project – an investigation into interventions to reduce central line infections.
This NPSA guide provides a detailed illustration of how principles of safe design can be applied to widely used medical technologies. It particularly focuses on the design of electronic infusion devices, such as infusion pumps and syringe drivers.