Building a patient safety toolkit for use in general practice

Bell, Brian and Spencer, Rachel and Marsden, Kate and Perryman, K and Cambeth, Stephen and Avery, Anthony (2016) Building a patient safety toolkit for use in general practice. InnovAiT . ISSN 1755-7399

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Abstract

Despite 340 000 000 primary care consultations annually in the UK, most of the literature on patient safety has focused on hospital-based services. To improve safety in primary care settings, we must know what methods, tools and indicators are available to measure and monitor patient safety. In collaboration with patient safety experts at the University of Dundee, we were able to identify a number of existing tools, and many of these were adopted for use in the Patient Safety Toolkit.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/journals-permissions
Keywords: Patient Safety; General Practice; Primary Care
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine > Division of Primary Care
Identification Number: 10.1177/1755738016650468
Depositing User: McCambridge, Mrs April
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2016 07:31
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 22:28
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/34624

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