News tagged with safety

Improving patient safety in our hospitals

Hospitals are dangerous places. This week, the Health Quality and Safety Commission released 'Making Our Health and Disability Services Safer', a report summarising 454 events of patients who were injured or died due to errors ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Independent safety investigation needed in the NHS

The NHS should follow the lead of aviation and other safety-critical industries and establish an independent safety investigation agency, according to a paper published today by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. ...

Oct 31, 2014
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Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected against physical, social, spiritual, financial, political, emotional, occupational, psychological, educational or other types or consequences of failure, damage, error, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered non-desirable. This can take the form of being protected from the event or from exposure to something that causes health or economical losses. It can include protection of people or of possessions.

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