Improving patient safety culture through low cost innovation

Kelsey Flott, Will Gage, Marie Batey, Julian Redhead, Ara Darzi
2018 Journal of Surgical Simulation  
The NIHR Imperial PSTRC undertakes research to drive forward improvements in patient safety within the NHS and internationally. We use our funding to deliver sustainable long-term, high impact programmes of translational research in patient safety. Our research has the potential to translate into real benefits for patients, such as reducing prescription errors, improving diagnosis and reducing accidents during surgery. Our strategy is to develop patient safety through engagement with patients,
more » ... ent with patients, carers, the public, clinical partners, healthcare organisations, social care, industry and government. We do this by carrying out research in our unique areas of academic strength in safety information, design and technology, patient engagement, teamwork, economics and policy. www.imperial.ac.uk/patient-safety-translational-research-centre
doi:10.1102/2051-7726.2018.a005 fatcat:vh4zaij5gbgo7d6xczpuyldqze