When things go bad in hospital - how can patients get help? Experts agreed this week that patients should be able to call a Rapid Response / Critical Care Outreach / Medical Emergency Team directly.
Alex Honnold's free solo climb up El Capitan is an asthonishing feet. And makes me think about risk and margins of error.
23/24th of May in Bangor - Patient powered safety - a symposium with and for all those who care or are being cared for.
Architecture seems to be able to link strong structural arguements with poetry and beauty. The highly individual solutions contrast with the drive to standardize public services.
Coming back from the mediterranean we witness an interesting dilemma: the plane can't take all passengers. Volunteers are needed to stay behind.
The Health Foundation has just finished its 1st Innovation labs with a project on peer support.
Being worried might be an important mechanism of protection. Healthcare professionals, patients and their families can use it to contribute to patients' safey in hospital.
Stuart works through his routine using a system that keeps things safe. His lessons matter beyond his working environment.
Just in case you missed it between the headlines about beating Panama and ghosts of penalties past: The NHS is finally reached its 70th birthday. There is a lot of noise on achievements and some notes on the roots in a philosophy originating from miners working in Wales. The Tredegar Medical Aid Society became the... Continue Reading →