A debate on quality and safety in healthcare

A race to publish

I’m doing a PhD – have been for nearly 4 years and at only 26 years of age, that accounts for a sizeable chunk of my life (or at least … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Outcome measurement alone will not drive system changes – systems measurement will!

The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry chaired by Robert Francis QC, uncovered appalling conditions of care between 2005 and 2008. The scale of the deficiencies within the Trust … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Definition of Safety

Presented here are the definitions of safety from the staff (nursing) perspective. Obtained from an exercise conducted during a lecture I gave at the University of Nottingham. What do you … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 7 Comments