Safety Campaigns

Risky Business
Risky Business is a non-profit collaborative venture to share ideas on risk, human factors, teamwork and leadership, and hosts exceptional talks on managing risk and patient safety from world experts, including those in a wide array of high risk industries, business, sport, and exploration. Find out more »
The Clinical Human Factors Group

The Clinical Human Factors Group is an independent campaign group formed from a broad coalition of healthcare professionals that aims to stimulate dialogue and demonstrate how a better understanding of the role of human factors can have a significant impact on safety, quality and productivity in healthcare in the NHS. The Clinical Human Factors Group was established following the death of Elaine Bromiley as a result of problems during routine surgery. A report by the then President of the AAGBI identified serious errors in clinical care where human factors played an important role. Read More »

Patient Safety First

Patient Safety First is a campaign group led by a core team of clinicians and managers from across England. Patient Safety First's cause is 'to make the safety of patients everyone's highest priority'. Patient Safety First's aim is 'No avoidable death, no avoidable harm'. Patient Safety First focuses on five interventions: leadership; reducing harm from deterioration; critical care; perioperative care; high-risk medicines. Read More »

1000 Lives Plus Campaign

1000 Lives Plus Campaign is a five-year programme to improve patient safety and reduce avoidable harm across all sectors of the health service in NHS Wales. Launched in May, 2010, the work of 1000 Lives Plus Campaign includes, amongst other targets, initiatives to improve maternity services, critical care, recovery after surgery, use of medicines, response to acute illness and reduce hospital acquired infections. Read More »

HSC Safety Forum

The aim of the HSC Safety Forum is to implement evidence-based interventions known to save lives and reduce harm, and work with individuals and organisations to make a difference for patients in Northern Ireland. Read More »

The Scottish Patient Safety Alliance

The Scottish Patient Safety Alliance oversees the work of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme. NHS Scotland was the first health service in the world to adopt a national approach to improving patient safety. Read More »

Patient Safety First (Ireland)

Patient Safety First (Ireland) was formally launched in September 2010 to deliver services of consistently higher quality that are safer for patients, with errors reduced to as low a level as possible.  Its current focus is on implementing the recommendations of the Commission on Patient Safety and Quality Assurance, ‘Building a Culture of Patient Safety’, 2008. Read More »