Patient safety guide

January 2018

NHS NEWS

Country of origin: UK

A full reference guide to patient safety, has been published on the National Patient Safety Agency?s (NPSA) website.

Seven Steps to Patient Safety offers staff involved in primary and secondary patient care practical guidance and support to improve the safety of patients and details the latest thinking and evidence in patient safety.

The guide offers a comprehensive overview of patient safety with practical action points and techniques and is additional to the summary guide published in November 2003.

Resources

Films promote information sharing to protect children December 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Prevention of HAI Observation Tools November 2018 Patients deserve and expect safe care free of preventable complications, such as healthcare-associated infections. Hospital...
Counter Fraud Authority November 2018 Our strategy to tackle fraud, bribery, corruption and other economic crime affecting the NHS and the wider health...
NHS Primary Medical Services Directions September 2018 Newly issued directions relate to the NHS Primary Medical Services Regulations, which came into force on 1st April 2013....
Online syllabus archive September 2018 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
7-day NHS services: a factsheet July 2018 Hospitals and community services are already working together to create a better service 7 days a week. A recent factsheet...
NHS Information Centre Indicator Portal June 2018 One thousand indicators covering a wide range of population health topics have been brought together in the NHS Information...
NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets June 2018 The Department of Health published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework. The framework sets out a patientsí...
Designing and commissioning services May 2018 NHS RightCare is a national NHS England supported programme committed to delivering the best care to patients, making the...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy May 2018 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
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