Improved patient safety – could it be this simple?
1. A hazard feedback framework adopted by front line staff could help generate solutions to recognised patient safety hazards.
2. These solutions could then be reviewed by interested sub-specialty groups.
3. Where it’s likely these hazards exist outside an institution the hazard & solution information could be passed on to human factors experts for further review.
4. Where appropriate this information could be further passed on to regulating bodies and hospital indemnifiers to promote specific hazard removal.
5. Everyone’s a winner: