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

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 patients’...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy May 2018 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
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...
Start Smart – Then Focus April 2018 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Website on the dangers of counterfeit drugs March 2018 Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy has...
Technology In The NHS December 2017 The report 'Technology in the NHS: Transforming the patient?s experience of care' was commissioned by The King?s Fund and...
Reducing the Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics December 2017 The National Public Health Service for Wales (NPHS) has published its second annual report from its Antimicrobial...
Clean, Safe Care: Reducing Infections And Saving Lives November 2017 A document has been published which draws together recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and...
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