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Leeds, UK: Clinical Support Audit Unit, Health and Social Care Information Centre. December 9, 2015. ISBN: 9781783865697.
The NHS Safety Thermometer is a tool developed by the National Health Service to facilitate staff participation in measuring patient harm in various care environments. This report explores the data collected on four types of health care–acquired conditions (pressure ulcers, falls, catheter–associated urinary tract infections, and venous thromboembolisms) in NHS patients over a 1-year period.
Gould M. Health Service Journal. September 15, 2008:22-24.
This article describes the state of general practitioner incident reporting in the United Kingdom.
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Freer Y, Lyon A. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2006;91:F327-F329.
The authors found that clinicians were not likely to alter their practice in response to adverse incident alerts if the recommended change was not supported by evidence. A related editorial ties this finding to the need for timely patient safety improvement.