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Patient Safety in secondary care.
Patient safety is a major challenge for the acute care sector. This chapter considers recent public policy initiatives designed to enhance safety such as the NRLS, PALS, clinical governance, and risk management strategies ...
Managing safety, quality and risk
A large number of patients are unintentionally harmed by adverse events in health care environments and a range of policy initiatives have been developed to manage clinical risk. This chapter provides an overview of these ...
Merry and McCall Smith’s Errors, Medicine and the Law
(Journal of Legal Medicine, 2018)
Several years ago Alan Merry and Alexander McCall Smith became deeply concerned by the fact that morally innocent persons could be convicted of manslaughter due to an event that did not involve moral culpability. This ...