July 29, 2015
Source: Health Service Journal, 10 July, 2015
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Date of publication: July 2015
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: In this comment piece from the HSJ, Lord Darzi, a surgeon and director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London, argues that changes are needed across cultural, technological and procedural boundaries so as to reduce patient harm. He also says that it is time to learn from other health systems.
Length of Publication: 1 web page
July 28, 2011
Source: BMJ Volume 342, d3447
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Date of publication: June 2011
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: While patient safety is on the forefront of health care worldwide there are still a high number of preventable adverse incidents causing patient harm. This article looks at four challenges to patient safety and the implementation of interventions – visibility; ambiguity; complexity and autonomy.
Length of publication: 1 web page
Some important notes: This article is available in full text to all NHS Staff using Athens, for more information about accessing full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library
Acknowledgements: NELM News service