Supporting a culture of safety, continuous learning, and sustainable improvement.
The largest safety improvement initiative in the history of the NHS
Creating continuous improvement in maternity units, emergency departments, mental health trusts, GP practices and care homes.
Detailed Programme Information
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) 2023-24.
SIPs aim 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:
Working with our partners we are continually improving patient safety across health and care settings.
In 2021-22, as part of the Adoption and Spread Safety Improvement Programme, we improved the implementation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma discharge care bundles in the South West by offering bespoke assistance and networking opportunities. Read more.
For more information please contact the South West AHSN Patient Safety Team.
For all upcoming event, please see our Events page
The AHSN Patient Safety Plan 2019 - 2025. Patient safety in partnership - AHSN Network
South West AHSN Annual Review 2021-2022, with information about ‘Improving patient safety’ during COVID pandemic
COVID-19 Patient Safety Response
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