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Engaging senior doctors in patient safety training

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  The Health Foundation Follow this link for item Date of publication:  July 2013 Publication type:  News item In a nutshell:  In an article entitled, “Building capacity and capability for patient safety education: a train-the-trainers programme for senior doctors”, the authors explore engaging senior doctors in patient safety training, as both…

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The King’s Fund. Meeting our needs now and in the future?

“There is a mismatch between the location of the current workforce and where care is needed, and both the NHS and social care sector require multi-skilled staff to work across boundaries.” This King’s Fund paper looks at these issues and offers advice on how to address them. Download the paper at http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/time-to-think-differently/publications/nhs-and-social-care-workforce Continue reading

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Advocacy: Models and effectiveness review

Key points from this review are as follws “There is a range of models of advocacy, each with distinctive characteristics relating to type of work undertaken, length of involvement and appropriate person who should undertake the role There is a limited evidence base about the effectiveness of advocacy. This is primarily due to differing definitions … Continue reading