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To deliver safe health care, clinicians require training in the discipline of patient safety. This includes an understanding of the nature of error in health care, the ability to learn from error, and knowledge of those tools available for improving and monitoring safety.

This resource area offers an introduction to the language commonly used when discussing patient safety. It includes some of the key organisations within the NHS whose remit involves patient safety, commonly used terms and describes those tools used to monitor and improve safety.

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Commonly Used Terms

Tools, Resources and Systems

Training Materials


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