HarvardX, in collaboration with the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI), is running a free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course, called PH66x Practical Improvement Science in Health Care: A roadmap for getting results, will allow you to learn the following: Why improvement science is valuable in health and health care. Why understanding a system is Read More
In August this year (2015) Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health announced the government’s decision to establish a new Independent Patient Safety Investigation Service (IPSIS). This new organisation will launch in 2016. In setting up the new organisation NHS leaders, including Dr Mike Durkin, Director of Patient Safety, NHS England, would like to know what you Read More
Here we have rounded up the most important patient safety news stories over the past few weeks so you don’t have to… Imperial College survey highlights patient safety monitoring issues A new study by Imperial College, London into how the monitoring of safety and quality issues in primary care may be lacking. The small scale Read More
In case you missed it, this is a short video from NHS IQ on the launch of Patient Safety Collaboratives. If you want to know who we are and what we do, this is a good place to start… To learn more about the South West Patient Safety Collaborative, please visit out About Us page.
Improving patient safety is a continual process of sharing and exchange. This website, our social media presence and our quarterly newsletter are about keeping you up-to-date and involved with patient safety. Everyone in the NHS wants to change and improve – it’s what we do best and is why the NHS is one the safest Read More