Journal Article

Patient safety: do nursing and medical curricula address this theme?

Wakefield A; Attree M; Braidman I; Carlisle C; Johnson M; Cooke H.

The authors investigate whether patient safety is sufficiently addressed in the United Kingdom's national health care curriculum. After reviewing the literature, they recommend that nursing and medical education should cover patient safety more comprehensively through both systems and human factors approaches to learning from adverse events.