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10 steps to improve patient safety in your practice

Module summary

Dr Jennifer Cooper and colleagues present ways for every GP practice to improve patient safety

Learning objectives

This module will update you on how to improve patient safety in your practice, including:

  • Identifying incidences of harm
  • Reviewing key communication areas
  • Being aware of possible harm that may occur around the time of discharge from secondary care
  • Ensuring documentation is completetd and updated in a timely manner
Author

Dr Jennifer Cooper, Dr Sabiha Banu Denizeri, Dr Huw Williams, Dr Alison Cooper, Professor Adrian Edwards and Dr Andrew Carson-Stevens are researchers in the primary care patient safety research group, Cardiff University

Acknowledgement: Dr Sabiha Banu Denizeri’s contributions to the article have been supported by the British Council Newton Fund

Date module published
07/06/2017
Module due for review
07/06/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Practical and helpful
Amit Mandal
29.06.2017.
very useful
Kim Langer
27.06.2017.
Fair some good links to audit tools and suggestions
Marie Williams
24.06.2017.
Excellent module
Barrie Davies
24.06.2017.
v.good
Catharina De Villiers
20.06.2017.