Making the safety of patients everyone's highest priority

Welcome to the
Patient Safety First Campaign

Patient Safety First is an initiative with a difference.  Supported by thousands of individual NHS staff in more than 260 NHS organisations to date Patient Safety First aims to mobilise large numbers of people to take positive action.

Led by a team of experienced NHS clinicians and senior leaders who are passionate about the safety of patients,  Patient Safety First has at its heart a vision of an NHS with NO AVOIDABLE DEATH and NO AVOIDABLE HARM

Patient Safety First is calling for all NHS staff and organisations to make the safety of patients their highest priority.


Putting Patient Safety First

Learn more about the campaign and how you can get involved



Find out more about the changes in practice that we are campaigning for


Who’s getting involved

Meet the people and organisations who are campaigning to put Patient Safety First



Make you committment to putting Patient Safety First by joining our on-line community



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Sponsored by: National Patient Safety Agency Sponsored by: Institute for Innovation and Improvement Sponsored by: The Health Foundation