Nursing a safer future: How nurses are using proactive approaches to manage patient safety

Nursing a safer future: How nurses are using proactive approaches to manage patient safety

Author: The Health Foundation

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Key points

  • The NHS Safety Thermometer – how nurses can measure data to influence harm-free care for patients.
  • Concierge service for ward sisters – how ward sisters have freed up time for patient care by delegating administrative tasks.
  • Reducing insulin errors – how a chart and poster have helped staff to reduce medication errors.
  • Safer Clinical Systems – how a pilot scheme to influence the quality of handovers is improving the resulting care.
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