Updated: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 13:20:03 +0000

Top stories
Friday, 27 February 2009
The Safer Care team's programme of work to develop a Global Trigger Tool (GTT) for general practice is progressing well. The team is working with 42 GPs across 11 PCTs in England to test a prototype tool for measuring rate of harm in general practic...
Wednesday, 25 February 2009
The Safer Care team recently hosted a joint event with Imperial College aimed at clinical educationalists, medical directors and post graduate deans. Bernard Crump, Chief Executive of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, opened the e...

Leading stories
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
The Safer Care team is delighted to welcome 15 hospital teams on to the fourth wave of the Leading Improvement in Patient Safety (LIPS) programme. The LIPS IV participants include 11 NHS trusts reg...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
'Survive sepsis' is an educational resource with accomanying toolkit designed to facilitate delivery of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign care bundles outside of critical care. Developed in the UK, it ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement is a partner in the 2009 Patient Safety Congress, which is being held in Birmingham on 30 April and 1 May. This year's event will give attendees t...

More news
Thursday, 15 January 2009
The National Patient Safety First campaign is running a series of open days to help NHS trusts get a better understanding of the approach and infrastructure needed to make patient safety their number ...
Monday, 05 January 2009
In 2008, we began work on developing a Global Trigger Tool for use in general practice. Over 1,000 patient records have now been reviewed using the prototype tool. We have a network of GP practi...
Friday, 19 December 2008
When it comes to improving patient safety, do you have a winning team? If so, then why not apply for the 2009 Health and Social Care Award for patient safety. Now in thei...
Wednesday, 17 December 2008
The Leading Improvement in Patient Safety (LIPS) programme helps acute trusts to develop the capacity and capability to eliminate avoidable harm to patients. It both supports and complements the na...
Monday, 27 October 2008
One of the most crucial steps to improving patient safety in all areas of healthcare is to determine whether safety improvements are having a positive impact. With the help of paediatric colleagu...

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