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Safety and Improvement in Primary Care

The Essential Guide

Paul Bowie Carl De Wet Susan Dovey Katharine Wallis

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Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
21 May 2014
'In recent decades most of the international effort given over to studying and improving the safety of patient care has been focused in acute hospital settings. To some extent this was always something of a puzzle to those of us with a direct interest in this important issue...

Now, however, the tide is slowly turning. Policymakers, healthcare leaders and research grant funders are beginning to recognise that greater evidence is required to understand more about what can and does go wrong in primary care, with increasing attention now being paid to what can be done to minimise avoidable harm to patients in this setting.' From the Preface This remarkable new book represents a substantial body of work - led by key educators and researchers - devoted to learning about and improving the safety of primary healthcare. It offers highly practical guidance and evidence for a broad range of related improvement methods, concepts and interventions developed and implemented by the NES primary care team, or as a direct result of fruitful partnerships between academic, professional, public or regulatory institutions across the UK and internationally. Skillfully presented, the book is organised into five interlinked parts, each with a number of related chapters. Safety and Improvement in Primary Care: The Essential Guide is ideal for frontline clinicians, managers and healthcare administrators needing practical guidance on safety and is also highly recommended for improvement advisers, patient safety officers, clinical governance facilitators, risk managers, and health services researchers wanting a critical review of theory and evidence.
By:   Paul Bowie, Carl De Wet
Contributions by:   Susan Dovey, Katharine Wallis, Brian James
Imprint:   Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   1st New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 171mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   794g
ISBN:   9781846195808
ISBN 10:   1846195802
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   21 May 2014
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

PAUL BOWIE PhD FRCPE Programme Director for Safety and Improvement NHS Education for Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK and CARL DE WET MBChB DRCOG MRCGP MMed(Fam) General Practitioner Associate Adviser in Postgraduate GP Education NHS Education for Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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