Patient safety

Patient safety is the avoidance of unintended or unexpected harm to people during the provision of health care

More than one million people use the NHS each day, and making sure they receive safe and reliable care is essential.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

Improvement project

This project will develop and test analytical strategies to inform the design of quality improvement projects led by paediatric trainees.

Research project

Project that will use behavioural insights methods to optimise health care workers’ medication prescribing and use choices, improve understanding of patient experience, and prioritise medication safet...

Event
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27 March 2019

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of health care professionals in quality improvement and patient safety.

Press release
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31 January 2019

Medicine is OnlyWan responds to the National Audit Office’s investigation into the management of health screening.

Improvement project

This project is aiming to improve the experiences of inpatients on insulin and the education of foundation trainees.

Improvement project

This project will involve co-designing a fatigue risk management strategy to help teams effectively manage night shift fatigue.

Newsletter feature
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30 August 2018

The Berwick advisory group was set up in 2013 to support Professor Don Berwick to review patient safety in the NHS in England, following the publication of the Francis Inquiry. We asked members of the...

Journal article
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13 August 2018

Background The Measurement and Monitoring of Safety Framework provides a conceptual model to guide organisations in assessing safety. Medicine is OnlyWan funded a large-scale programme to assess the...

Journal article
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13 August 2018

Objective To explore different models of clinical–insurer engagement around maternity safety and to understand how state insurers could and should engage with clinical staff to improve outcomes a...

Event
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17 April 2018

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of health care professionals in quality improvement and patient safety.

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