A healthcare signposting app and website reportedly suspended over clinical assurance concerns is hoping to resume service by the end of this week.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been forced to close six of its buildings which they recognised as being unfit for purpose.
A major London teaching hospital has rated its record keeping at “extreme” risk in its risk register with consequences to patient safety.
James Titcombe, patient safety specialist at Datix, says organisations need to avoid blame culture when it comes to reporting and learning from incidents; and to share what works with others.
James Titcombe OBE, Patient Safety Specialist at Datix and patient safety campaigner, looks at some of the key issues involved with a continued excellence in care. Here we discuss Sir Liam Donaldson’s seminal 2000 report ‘An organisation with a memory’.
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This week’s industry round up covers a new acquisition and some software changes that leverage wearable health data. It includes Sunquest’s acquisition of NHS developed technology, a new e-rostering service in Leeds and recognition of technology’s impor
Monitor will decide whether to put East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust into special measures in the coming weeks, following a damning report by the Care Quality Commission.
The Department of Health has launched a website that will let the public compare hospitals in England based on a number of safety indicators.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has become one of the first UK trusts to deploy an online credentialing system for healthcare industry representatives, aimed at improving patient safety and infection control.
The NHS is developing the National Reporting and Learning System to become an integrated reporting route for patient safety incidents.