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Blog
19 May 2021

Health inequalities in patient safety

Cian Wade, clinical fellow at NHS England and NHS Improvement, discusses the NHS patient safety strategy and the work being done to ensure health inequalities in patient safety is addressed.

Cian WadeCian Wade
Blog
17 May 2021

Psychological safety as a cornerstone of improvement

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Joe Rafferty discusses the trust's strategy to pursue 'perfect care' and an ambition to create a restorative, just and learning culture.

Joe RaffertyJoe Rafferty
Blog
14 May 2021

Nurturing a culture of improvement: how trust boards can embed organisation-wide improvement

Miriam Deakin discusses our trust-wide improvement programme supported by The Health Foundation and the benefits it brings to boards.

Miriam DeakinMiriam Deakin
Blog
10 May 2021

Understanding your culture: what boards need to know

Dr Henrietta Hughes, national guardian for the NHS National Guardian's office, discusses the importance of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians and the key role boards can play in ensuring its effectiveness.

Dr Henrietta HughesDr Henrietta Hughes
Blog
07 May 2021

How health services research can support boards

Stephanie Kumpunen, senior fellow at the Nuffield Trust discusses how health service research can support boards as part of their intelligence and to help them become 'research-engaged boards'. 

Stephanie KumpunenStephanie Kumpunen
Blog
04 May 2021

The beautiful thing about patient safety is how it has grown

Maxine Power, director of quality, innovation and improvement at the North West Ambulance Service, discusses the importance of problem sensing in the growth of patient safety over the years.

Maxine PowerMaxine Power
Blog
21 Apr 2021

Passing the peaks; longer term support for colleagues after COVID-19

Richard Mitchell, chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the need for longer-term support for colleagues after COVID-19.

Richard MitchellRichard Mitchell
Briefing
11 Mar 2021

On the day briefing: Freedom to Speak Up Guardian Survey 2020 – Guardian insights on support for and barriers to speaking up

Our briefing outlines summarises key findings from the Freedom to Speak Up Guardian Survey 2020, as well as the recommendations and actions for FTSU Guardians, leaders and the healthcare system.

Catherine HarrisonCatherine Harrison
Briefing
14 Jan 2021

On the day briefing: Support for staff following patient safety incidents – Independent report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Our briefing summarises key findings and recommendations from the HSIB report

Catherine HarrisonCatherine Harrison
News
14 Jan 2021

Supporting staff in the wake of patient safety incidents is vital

Miriam Deakin responds to HSIB's report on supporting staff following patient safety incidents.

Submission
07 Dec 2020

NHS Providers' submission to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into The safety of maternity services in England

Our written submission to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into The safety of maternity services in England.

Submission
21 Oct 2020

NHS Providers response: Framework for involving patients in patient safety consultation

Our response to the NHS Engand and Improvement consultation on Patient Involvement in Patient Safety.

Catherine HarrisonCatherine Harrison
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