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Posts from the ‘patient-safety’ Category

Have your say on Mandatory Reporting!

UK trainee anaesthetists under serious stress

“a male attendee stood up and announced the incidence of sexual harassment was not statistically significant”

“I believe you are only sorry cause you got caught”

Back to basics: checklists in aviation and healthcare

Healthcare safety activists have looked to checklists to solve a myriad of problems, particularly with the current iteration of checklists that have been imported from aviation.

Not so innocent bystanders

It’s time for all of us to accept responsibility

The Medical Field Must Stop Being Silent On Physician Sex Abuse

hospital gas pipeline mix up causes more deaths

More deaths have occurred because of accidental hospital gas pipeline cross-overs. (To read about cases see here). In Australia, 2016 was marred with the events which occurred at Bankstown Hospital (see here). NSW Health should be commended on the publication of their recommendations following the tragedy. It is useful to identify those involved, the […]

via Hospital Gas Pipeline Mix Up Causes More Deaths — patientsafe

9. Dispersion — patientsafe

‘Over the last few years NSW Health have received numerous reports of death and morbidity from central line related air emboli’. This statement in itself is a ‘call to action’. ‘Why don’t we know about this already, how is it happening, what’s already been done and what can we do to stop this’. (see here) […]

via 9. Dispersion — patientsafe