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The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is an executive agency of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe.
Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS)
CORESS is an independent charity, which aims to promote safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector.
The main aim of NHS England is to improve the health outcomes for people in England.
National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD)
NCEPOD's purpose is to assist in maintaining and improving standards of medical and surgical care for the benefit of the public by reviewing the management of patients, by undertaking confidential surveys and research, and by maintaining and improving the quality of patient care and by publishing and generally making available the results of such activities.
The patient safety expert groups have been established by NHS England to collaboratively improve the culture and safety of patients in NHS funded care through the provision of senior clinical advice to the commissioning system, supporting NHS England’s priorities in patient safety and leading on the development and dissemination of advice and guidance for both commissioners and providers.
This form should be used to report any unintended or unexpected anaesthesia related incidents which could have or did lead to harm for one or more patients receiving NHS-funded healthcare.
The Yellow Card Scheme is vitall in helping the MHRA monitor the safety of all healthcare products in the UK to ensure they are acceptably safe for patients and those that use them.
Serious incidents that are wholly preventable as guidance or safety recommendations that provide strong systemic protective barriers are available at a national level and should have been implemented by all healthcare providers.
The national improvement programme, supporting organisations and individuals, to deliver the highest quality and safest healthcare for the people of Wales.
Created in 2007 to support HSC organisations as they strive to provide safe, high quality care.
Aim is to focus on the safety culture in the NHS and to engage clinical staff as well as enable behavioural change leading to safer, better healthcare.
A unique national initiative that aims to improve the safety and reliability of healthcare and reduce harm, whenever care is delivered.
Supporting NHS organisations to improve patient safety.
Design interactive, inspiring and unique patient safety and quality conferences worldwide.
Uses digital, broadcast and social media approaches to provoke debate about quality issues in healthcare.