A model for developing high-reliability teams.

December 22, 2010

Source: Anaesthesia  Vol 65 Iss 11 p1106-1113

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Date of publication: November 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the instances where misuse of an anaesthetic has casued adverse effects.  It also looks at providing recommendations on how to improve this.  The incidences were taken from the National Reporting and Learning System in England and Wales between 2006 and 2008.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important information:  Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article.  Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Acknowledgement: EMBASE


Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports March 2010

June 9, 2010

Source: National Reporting and Learning Service

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Date of publication:  March 2010

Publication type:  Report

In a nutshell:  Access patient safety incident reports for individual NHS organisations in England and Wales.

Length of publication:  1 web page

Achnowledgements:  National Patient Safety Agency


1000 Lives Plus to deliver safer care – every time, for every patient in Wales

May 27, 2010

Source: NHS Wales 1000 Lives Campaign

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Date of publication: May 2010

Publication type:   Website

In a nutshell: 1000 Lives Plus, launched 11 May 2010, is a new five year programme which seeks to improve patient safety and reduce avoidable harm across NHS Wales.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Acknowledgement: BBC News story