Developing a platform for learning from mistakes, with Dr Sinead Millwood

Developing a platform for learning from mistakes, with Dr Sinead Millwood

Author: BMJ Quality

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Dr Sinead Millwood, a junior doctor in England, talks through her innovative quality improvement project.

Junior doctors commonly make mistakes which may compromise patient safety. Despite the recent push by the NHS to encourage a “no blame” culture, mistakes are still viewed as shameful, embarrassing and demoralising events.

Dr Millwood taught sessions on “learning from mistakes” and discusses how she implemented her project to change attitudes about discussing such mistakes

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