Patient Involvement in Patient Safety: The Health-Care Professional’s Perspective.

January 30, 2013

Source: J Patient Safety  Vol/iss  8/4  pp.182-8

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Date of publication:  December 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Health professionals views were examined by researchers regarding involving patients in safety initiatives. 40 doctors and 40 nurses from one hospital were surveyed. Doctors and nurses tended to be positive about patient involvement and nurses were more willing to support patient involvement and to participate themselves if they were patients.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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Organisational readiness: exploring the preconditions for success in organisation-wide patient safety improvement programmes

August 28, 2010

Source: Quality & Safety in Health Care 19(4): pp. 313-7

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Date of publication: August 2010

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This article is a case study of four NHS organisations that participated in the first phase of the Safer Patients’ Initiative examining perceptions of organisational readiness.

Length of publication: 4 pages

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