Tagged: patient safety

Directions to the National Patient Safety Agency

The Directions to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) have been amended to reflect the transfer of  the operational delivery of the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) from NPSA … Read more → – Directions to the National Patient Safety Agency

Guidance to support the NHS in implementing the NHS Safety Thermometer published

The Department of Health has published guidance to support the NHS in implementing the NHS Safety Thermometer. The NHS Safety Thermometer gives nurses a template to check basic levels of … Read more → – Guidance to support the NHS in implementing the NHS Safety Thermometer published

Funding for two patient safety research centres announced

Two research centres will receive a share of over £13 million funding to help make the NHS a safer place for patients. The money, which comes from the National Institute … Read more → – Funding for two patient safety research centres announced

Never events list update for 2012/13

The ‘never events’ list has been updated and published with minor amendments to two of the never event definitions. The changes are to ‘never event’ number 18, ‘Transplantation of ABO … Read more → – Never events list update for 2012/13

Message from Chief Medical Officer about breast implants

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is not recommending routine removal of the Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) silicone gel breast implants. There is no evidence of any disproportionate … Read more → – Message from Chief Medical Officer about breast implants

The week: issue 223

Time is running out to register for the NHS Chief Executives Conference 2011. Find out how in this week’s edition which also includes a number of publications items. Download ‘the … Read more → – The week: issue 223

The week: issue 222

Register for the NHS Chief Executives Conference 2011, read about today’s publication of the pandemic flu strategy and find out more about the launch of the new £2 million dementia … Read more → – The week: issue 222