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- Communication Improvement
- Culture of Safety 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 2
- Human Factors Engineering 4
- Quality Improvement Strategies 2
- Teamwork 3
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 4
- Medical Complications 2
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events 2
- Surgical Complications 2
- Medicine 7
Search results for "United Kingdom"
Crocker C. Nurs Times. 2009 Nov 24;105:12-15.
This article tracks the care of a United Kingdom National Health Service patient and identifies several areas for process improvement to ensure safe medication delivery.
Feinmann J. BMJ. 2009;338:b420.
This news article highlights a National Patient Safety Agency campaign to achieve safer care through five interventions.
Sower VE, Duffy JA, Kohers G. American Society for Quality. August 2008.
This article describes the application of Formula One pit stop techniques to improving hand-off systems within a health care setting in the context of one British hospital's research on teamwork in Formula One pit crews.
Gledhill V. The Evening Chronicle. January 25, 2007;News section:9.
This article reports on a patient death caused by medical omission and the communication failures that occurred with both the family and regulatory body after the incident.
Naik G. Wall Street Journal. November 14, 2006:A1. [reprinted on Post-gazette.com].
This story describes how hospitals in the United Kingdom have incorporated teamwork principles used by auto racing pit crews to improve patient safety during handoffs.
Feinmann J. The Independent. November 14, 2006.
This article reports on a husband's investigation into his wife's death following a routine surgery and his subsequent efforts to bring human factors training to National Health Service hospitals.
BBC News. August 11, 2006.
This story reports findings from the UK Healthcare Commission's assessment of medication error in the National Health Service. The story is accompanied by an audiovisual news report.
Gulati G. Saferhealthcare. July 4, 2006.
The investigators asked National Health Service consultants and house officers what they would consider an ideal handoff in psychiatric care. They found that practitioners preferred written and/or face-to-face handoffs.