Author: Chris McSweeney

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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Nurses

What nursing improvements would you like to be remembered for in 200 years’ time?

As we go into 2020 celebrating WHO’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we catch up with Elinore Macgillivray and Donna James from the Improvement Cymru Maternity and Neonatal team to talk about how Florence Nightingale’s approach to nursing included using the improvement skills that we currently use in Improvement

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