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 have to…


Imperial College survey highlights patient safety monitoring issues

A new study by Imperial College, London  into how the monitoring of safety and quality issues in primary care may be lacking. The small scale study, published in the BMJ, involved 21 primary care workers in London. Read more about this story.


NHS England publishes new invasive procedures patient safety guidance

NHS England has published a new set of national standards which apply to invasive procedures wherever they occur within the NHS. Read more about this story.


Leading NHS figures warn nurse immigration rules ‘harm patient safety’

A BBC report into how the new immigration rules affecting foreign nurses could impact the NHS this winter. Read more about this story.


Independent Patient Safety Investigation Service launches new consultation

IPSIS, the new organisation that will investigate patient safety incidents from 2016 has issued a consultation on how it should operate. Read more about this story.


London mental health trust warned over patient safety concerns

CQC warns London mental health trust that staffing shortages could be putting mental health patients’ safety at risk, inspectors have warned. Read more about this story.


 

 

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