National Programme —

Patient Safety Commission

Supporting a culture of safety, continuous learning, and sustainable improvement.

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Programme
Overview

The largest safety improvement initiative in the history of the NHS 


Tied in closely with the response to COVID-19 

Detailed Programme Information

Supporting a culture of safety, continuous learning, and sustainable improvement

The South West Patient Safety Collaborative (PSC), hosted by the South West AHSN is one of the PSCs across England delivering the National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes (SIPs) 

SIPs aims to support and encourage a culture of safety, continuous learning, and improvement across the health and care system, helping to reduce the risk of harm and make care safer for all. They support five core areas of work: 

In addition to this, the PSC worked closely with partners across the region to ensure patient safety practices were established and maintained during the pandemic. 

For more information please contact the South West AHSN Patient Safety Team.

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