Tag Archives: #ptsafety

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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Aviation and its contribution to healthcare (free talk in London, 25 Nov)

Via the Interesting Talks in London Twitter feed. Aviation and its contribution to healthcare Wednesday 25 November 2015, 6-7pm Museum of London, Barbican Barbican London EC2Y FREE – no booking, just turn up (first come first served) Talk by Professor … Continue reading

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FDA warns about cybersecurity re: hacking risk for hospital infusion pump

From the FDA’s Safety Communication updates (click to subscribe) “Today [31 July 2015] the FDA issued a Safety Communication on cybersecurity vulnerabilities of the Hospira Symbiq Infusion System. Hospira and an independent researcher confirmed that it is possible to access 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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Near misses and medical error – how a systems approach can change safety culture (short video)

Annie’s Story: How A Systems Approach Can Change Safety Culture from MedStar Health. Here’s a short video that nicely illustrates how a systems approach can be more effective in improving patient safety. A patient’s blood glucose level was actually extremely … Continue reading

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