Category Archives: Resources

Patient Safety Awards 2016

Patient Safety Awards 2016 Now in their 8th year, the Patient Safety Awards continue to recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. Joining forces this year with the Patient Safety Congress, there is even more opportunity … Continue reading

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Button batteries can kill if swallowed

Button batteries can kill if swallowed. Treat as a medical emergency and go to A&E / ER. Here are some suggestions for reducing harm from button batteries. Continue reading

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Can Standards and Regulations Keep Up With Health Technologies? – new Viewpoint article in JMIR mHealth uHealth

Following the publication of their Viewpoint article (Open Access) in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR mHealth uHealth, CHI+MED researchers Chris Vincent and Katarzyna Stawarz from UCL’s Interaction Centre have written the blog post below to introduce it. The … Continue reading

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Patient Safety resources online – and how you can add yours, via @CHAIN_Network #ptsafety #patientsafety

There are over 2,000 subscribers to the Patient Safety sub-group of CHAIN (Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, it’s free to join) and CHAIN has taken the opportunity to (a) highlight resources that are already available on this topic and … Continue reading

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Book giveaway: 5 copies of ‘Fieldwork for Healthcare’ (Vol 1) to be won, thanks to @MorganClaypool (publishers)

CHI+MED staff from UCL’s Interaction Centre (UCLIC) have co-edited and contributed chapters to a new book called Fieldwork for Healthcare: case studies investigating human factors in computing systems, published by Morgan & Claypool – who’ve kindly made 5 copies available … Continue reading

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