Special or Theme Issue

The safety and quality of health care: where are we now?

Smallwood RA; Runciman WB; Hughes CF; Mackay P; Barraclough BH; Birch J; Scobie S; Thomson R; McNeil JJ; Phillips PA; Healy J; Braithwaite J; Walton MM; Elliott SL; Williams SK; Osborn SS; Donaldson LJ; Fletcher MG

This special issue includes numerous articles reviewing the activities and successes of the patient safety movement outside the United States.