workforce

Supporting employers to recruit apprentices with LDD

“The aim of this project was to: •Work with employers and advisers to supply them with access to a web based portal that will provide resources and support them with the recruitment of apprentices with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD). •Liaise with third sector organisations to challenge employer held stereotypes that act as a barrier … Continue reading

leadership

Patient safety: NHS middle managers can bridge gap between ward and board

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  Guardian Professional, Thursday 21 November 2013 Follow this link for item Date of publication:  November 2013 Publication type:  News item In a nutshell:  This article states that organisations need to realise and act upon concerns arising from the front line. It says that breaks in the information chain between day-to-day clinical…

patient experience

Seeing it from Both Sides: Do Approaches to Involving Patients in Improving Their Safety Risk Damaging the Trust between Patients and Healthcare Professionals? An Interview Study

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  PLoS One vol/iss 8/11 pp.e80759 Follow this link for item Date of publication:  November 2013 Publication type:  Journal article In a nutshell:  In this study, researchers from England examined the views of patients, families and professionals about patients being more involved in safety improvement. Patients, families and professionals were generally positive…