Source: The Guardian, Friday 4 October 2013
Date of publication: October 2013
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: As a patient safety champion, Colin Hewson, would like to see a more open and transparent culture in the NHS to help reduce avoidable harm. He works with a small team of enthusiastic patient safety champions, who attempt to bring their knowledge of reducing harm in high-risk sectors of industry to the NHS. Colin and the team introduced a programme called TalkSafe, which was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Patient Safety Awards.
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