Author: Chris McSweeney

Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety – NHS Wales Delivery Unit

This year’s theme for World Patient Safety Day is the welfare and safety of healthcare workers. It recognises that working in stressful environments can make health workers more prone to errors, which can lead to patient harm. Quality and Safety is a theme running through all the DU’s work; this

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World Patient Safety Day 2020 – John Boulton, Director, Improvement Cymru

Today is WHO World Patient Safety Day. At the present time patient safety is gaining perhaps more attention than ever given the need for us to protect patients from the harms of COVID-19. Highlighting World Patient Safety, therefore, seems timely. The theme of this year’s WHO World Patient Safety Day

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World Patient Safety Day 2020 – Iain Roberts, Head of Programmes

In celebration of World Patient Safety Day, Iain Roberts, Head of Programmes at Improvement Cymru, shares a personal reflection on patient safety. For any parent reading this you are probably aware of ‘Operation Ouch’ on CBeebies. It’s a medical show for kids hosted by two doctors, Dr Chris and Dr Xand

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