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Nurses in Scotland given list of ‘essential actions’

Patient Safety Horizon Scanning

Source:  Nursing Times 27 August 2013

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication:  August 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Ministers in Scotland have announced that a list of 10 patient safety “essentials” will be rolled out for use by all NHS staff in Scotland. Ten of the most successful elements of NHS Scotland’s patient safety programme, which are already being used extensively, are included in the list. The new list is intended to ensure all of the elements are now implemented by every member of staff, for every patient receiving hospital care.

Length of Publication:  1 web page

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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