berwick report

Chief Nursing Officer and National Director of Patient Safety Welcome Berwick Report

NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer Jane Cummings, and National Director for Patient Safety, Dr Mike Durkin, today welcomed the publication of the Berwick Report and pledged further action to make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world Professor Don Berwick, a renowned international expert in patient safety, was asked by the Prime Minister […]

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Patient safety is truly mainstreamed – Mike Durkin

Since the publication of this blog Dr Mike Durkin has left NHS England. Today, Professor Don Berwick publishes his report on the safety of patients in England. I had the pleasure of supporting his advisory group as they carried out their huge amount of academic research and engagement with professionals and the public, so I […]

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The Berwick Report identifies importance for vigilance – Jane Cummings

The events at Mid-Staffordshire Hospitals sent shock waves throughout the NHS  and the general public, and have focussed the minds of all of us who work in the NHS, on the fact  the job of assuring and improving the safety of our patients is never finished. The Berwick Report, published today, clearly identifies the importance […]

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