Patient safety

Patients should be treated in a safe environment and be protected from avoidable harm. We want to help providers minimise future patient safety incidents and drive improvements in safety and clinical quality.


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Learning from deaths in the NHS

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Monthly data on patient safety incident reports

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Answering a patient's call bell

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Handover process for junior doctors

Improvement tool


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Running safe, effective wards

Shared learning


Using prompt cards to help deliver emergency care

Improvement guide


The Model Hospital



Atlas of variation in health and care

Transparency data


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