Making the safety of patients everyone's highest priority

Human factors

'How to' guide

The concept of human factors and suggestions of how its elements can be applied

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Leadership WalkRounds

*NEW* - Films

Short films about implementing Leadership Walk Rounds in three NHS Trusts

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Community area

Get involved

Forums, networking, updates, online clinics

Reducing harm from falls

*NEW* 'How to' guide

Leading and implementing changes in your organisation to reduce harm from falls?

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Patient Safety First week

Stories and podcasts

21-27 Sept - Taking one new step for patient safety improvement

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Plot the dot

Measure your progress

Chart your improvements using our powerful online Extranet tool

Measurement for improvement 

The interventions

Evidence based

Five interventions to put patient safety first and help reduce avoidable harm

Reduce harm

Patient Safety First is sponsored by the National Patient Safety Agency,
the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and The Health Foundation.

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