Patient Safety Toolkit

14 June 2016 Stoke City FC, Britannia Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EG

While healthcare has become more effective, it has also become more complex, requiring greater use of new technologies, medicines and treatments. The identification and reduction of harm is a major priority for the NHS. Although widespread attention is given to patient safety in secondary care, there is also a need for an increased focus on safety in primary care.

This workshop will showcase the Royal College of General Practitioners Patient Safety Toolkit. The Patient Safety Toolkit for general practice plays an important role in preventing patients from being harmed. The toolkit consists of a number of tools that allow your practice to look at different aspects of patient safety with a view to making improvements. The toolkit is designed to be used by any general practice in the UK. These resources can be used flexibly, either as standalone materials or as part of an integrated package for patient safety.  For more information on the toolkit, access the RCGP website.

Come along to this free workshop and find out more from the experts. This workshop will provide you with the opportunity to find out what the toolkit can do for your practice as well as assessing clinical safety issues using the Trigger tool and looking at the prescribing safety indicators.

Facilitators:

  • Dr Tony Avery, GP, and Professor of Primary Health Care and Dean,  University of Nottingham
  • Dr Umesh Kadam, Professor of Health Services Research, Keele University

This workshop is designed for GPs, practice nurses, practice managers and practice staff. Places are limited, so secure your place quickly by contacting Anna Hough on a.hough2@keele.ac.uk or 01782 733891.