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Help shape the Independent Patient Safety Investigation Service (IPSIS)

In August this year (2015) Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health announced the government’s decision to establish a new Independent…

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Patient Safety News: Roundup

Here we have rounded up the most important patient safety news stories over the past few weeks so you don’t…

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Patient Safety Collaboratives: Who we are and what we do

In case you missed it, this is a short video from NHS IQ on the launch of Patient Safety Collaboratives.…

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Donald Berwick's 2013 patient safety review

Don Berwick, founder and former president of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, presents the findings from his review into patient…

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Welcome to the new South West Patient Safety Collaborative website!

Improving patient safety is a continual process of sharing and exchange. This website, our social media presence and our quarterly…

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Genomics at NHS Expo 2015

The 100,000 Genomes Project has exhibition stand at the UK’s major health and care conference, NHS Expo. The Genomics exhibition stand…

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Launch of new South West business sees a focus on digital healthcare solutions to benefit patients and healthcare workers

Reactor15, a South West based web agency, have expanded to create a business aiming to meet the unique challenges specific…

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Beacon Medical Group, ‘We are General Practice’

On the 07 August 2015 the SW AHSN organised a visit to Beacon Medical Group at Plympton Health Centre for…

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App developed by Torbay doctors changing global trauma care

Every day thousands of people across the world die from trauma injuries. A new smartphone App developed by a team…

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NHS England announces eight vanguard areas to transform services

Today, 24 July 2015, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England and the NHS Five Year Forward View Partners, announced eight…

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Social Investment: An Introduction

Social Investment is the provision of finance to generate both social and financial returns. It helps social purpose organisations increase…

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Update regarding the South West Patient Safety Collaborative

Yesterday the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt gave a speech setting out the direction of reform for the…

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