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The first annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2019 year urged people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.
#patientsafety: the first annual World Patient Safety Day is on 17 September 2019
Complaints are unavoidable in practice, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital.
Advice on managing different perspectives between patients and doctors
What should doctors do when faced with the prospect of working in unsafe systems?
The MDU answers members' queries about taking part in HSIB maternity investigations
Dr Michael Devlin discusses guidance and advice around handling threats to the safety of healthcare workers.
After a healthcare assistant was frightened by a patient's assistance dog, a GP at the same practice called the MDU to ask if they could refuse entry to the animal on the basis of hygiene or patient safety.
An investigation from the HSIB has concluded that a national approach is needed in order to tackle the recognition and response to deteriorating patients.