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Patient Safety And Clinical Skills

NES is committed to supporting improvements in Patient Safety through a range of educational research, development and delivery.

ACTIVITIES OF PSMG


These pages contain a range of multi-disciplinary information and resources, so no matter where in NHSScotland you work, or whether you are new to Patient Safety or an experienced practitioner, you should be able to find something to help you understand more about Patient Safety, and about your contribution to making care safer.

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Enhanced Significant Event Analysis

Enhanced Significant Event Analysis...
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Introduction to Patient Safety

Patient safety is freedom from healthcare-associated, preventable harm. A simple explanation is that 'when things go right, nothing bad happens.' To maintain or improve patient safety, error has to...
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Patient Safety Training Opportunities

Creating an effective 'safety culture' in NHSScotland means aspiring to achieve a service where actions to enhance patient safety and eliminate avoidable harm are driven from all levels of the organis...
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Networks and Groups

There are various networks and groups, across Scotland and beyond, which exist to share knowledge, skills and experience to improve patient safety. Some of the key ones are listed below....
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Tools and Techniques

NES aims to ensure that patient safety measures and solutions can be implemented in a variety of healthcare settings across NHSScotland. ...
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Patient Safety - Local, national and international

For useful links to further information about Patient Safety education, training and research, see these links: Patient Safety on the NES website Patient Safety in NHSScotland Patient Safety in the...
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Example Patient Safety Education Scenarios

"The Scottish Government has set ambitious Health Service targets including the elimination of avoidable harm to patients. Education has an essential role to play which should not be overlooked just...
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Quality Improvement Project

This is a pilot project for hospital and GP trainees that aims to improve knowledge of and experience in Quality Improvement....
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Safe Results

Safe Laboratory Test Ordering and Results Handling in General Medical Practice...
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Contact us

These are some of the key people to contact for further information about Patient Safety products and services from NES: AddressNHS Education for ScotlandMedical Directorate2 Central QuayGlasgowG3 8B...
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