When most of us think about patient safety incidents we tend to focus on harm related to specific acts of omission or system inefficiencies that result in harm.
There is a conundrum in patient safety incident classification that arises because of conflicting opinions regarding just what is or is not an incident.
Healthcare education is about mentoring and generally this means that more experienced clinicians provide top-down mentoring
Healthcare safety monitoring and improvement strategies have often been compared to other industries and found to be lacking.
Caring for patients is fraught with danger. Every time we stand at the bedside we bring benefits but also risks.
I have always washed my hands in front of patients, always; and I’ll tell you why.