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Patients, carers and any member of the public in the UK can report a patient safety incident or a problem with a medical device.

Patient safety information

Information and guidelines on patient safety are available from the following organisations.

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  • 1000 lives / 1000 O Fywydau - Improving care, delivering quality / Gwella gofal, sicrhau ansawdd
    Patient safety in Wales

  • AvMA - Action Against Medical Accidents
    The charity for patient safety and justice.

  • CHAIN "Contact, Help, Advice and Information network"
    which has a "Safer Patients Network"

  • Health Foundation "The Health Foundation is an independent charity working to continuously improve the quality of healthcare in the UK."
    Inspiring improvement in patient safety

  • NHS Patient Safety - Practical information, tools and support to improve patient safety in the NHS
    "On 1 June 2012 the key functions and expertise for patient safety developed by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) transferred to the NHS Commissioning Board Special Health Authority."

  • Patient Safety First - Making the safety of patients everyone's highest priority
    An NHS campaign to improve patient safety in healthcare.

  • Patient Stories "provoking debate to generate change"
    PATIENTSTORIES is a social enterprise initiative which uses documentary and drama-documentary film-making techniques to provoke discussion and debate about safety and quality issues amongst health care professionals.

  • PSNet (patient safety network from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the US Department of Health & Human Services. RSS icon
    "...annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more."

  • Scottish Patient Safety Alliance - Every patient 24/7 every time
    A patient safety initiative from NHS Scotland.



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