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  1. Helping providers to learn from deaths that occur in their care.

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  2. This Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) report presents key findings and recommendations based on the analysis of complete data relating to term stillbirths, neonatal deaths and babies with brain injuries born during 2015.

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  3. Pressure ulcers are an avoidable and costly harm. We are working to create a significant culture shift and eliminate avoidable pressure ulcers in acute, community and mental health provider settings.

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  4. The aim is to reduce non-elective admissions for surgical site infection and to improve surgical discharge.

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  5. This guide explains our role across the whole system to help the NHS in England to become the safest healthcare organisation in the world. It describes our statutory patient safety duties and what we are doing to lead and support patient safety improvement across the NHS.

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  6. These resources highlight the difficulties in prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain and offer advice and guidance to all healthcare professionals who are responsible for administering them.

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  7. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on improving incident reporting culture, providing feedback to staff involved in incidents, sharing learning across the organisation and changing practice to prevent recurrence.

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  8. The Patient Safety Measurement Unit (PSMU) supports the delivery and success of our national patient safety improvement programmes, including the work of the 15 regionally-based Patient Safety Collaboratives.

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  9. This is a Royal College of Physicians guide for supporting junior doctors when prescribing in hospitals built on published evidence and best practice.

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  10. Analysis of the patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) up to June 2017.

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  11. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2017 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 31 May 2017.

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  12. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 April to 30 September 2017 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 30 November 2017.

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  13. Matthew’s story provides a compelling case for improving ambulance handover times, and for changing the behaviours and cultures that contribute to unnecessary waits for patients.

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  14. Patient safety incidents are any unintended or unexpected incident which could have, or did, lead to harm for one or more patients receiving healthcare. Reporting them supports the NHS to learn from mistakes and to take action to keep patients safe.

  15. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has developed a new style of falls prevention training.

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