PHARM Podcast 80 – Get my COAT with Dr Nicholas Chrimes & Professor Michael Buist

COAT & Review Flow chart from
COAT & Review Flow chart from

Today on the podcast we chat to Dr Nicholas Chrimes and Professor Michael Buist regarding how we can improve patient safety in hospitals by managing unexpected clinical deterioration better.

I introduce the recording with the short song “Time to JAMIT” by StompTheOrange, keeping with theme discussed in the podcast by Michael Buist of rapid assessment or “speed dating”!


  1. COAT & Review approach by Dr Nicholas Chrimes and Dr Julia Harrison
  2. Australian Story -Doctor in the House with Professor Michael Buist
  3. Patientrack – safety system developed by Professor Michael Buist
  4. Patient bedside observations – what could be simpler?
  5. What stops hospital clinical staff from following protocols? An analysis of the incidence and factors behind the failure of bedside clinical staff to activate the rapid response system in a multi-campus Australian metropolitan healthcare service

Now on to the AudioPodcast ( available here and on iTunes)

Right Click and Choose Save-as to Download the Podcast.

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