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Educational Podcasts and Videos Focusing on Safe Working

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Patient Safety – A Focus on Children & Teenagers

Safe Working in General Practice

Safe Working in General Practice – Inspiration for Change

Safe Working, it’s what the BMA say we should do, but how?

The Importance of Patient Safety

 

Patient Safety – A Focus on Children & Teenagers

Dr Chrissy Boardman, CAMHS Doctor, talks to Dr Sarah Kay- GP Clinical Lead for Patient Safety at NHS Dorset about prevention of child and teenager suicides. They discuss how to risk stratify presentations of self-harm, including the importance of establishing history of autism, eating disorder, or gender dysphoria or recent bereavement that may increase your index of concern. They discuss resources to signpost patients and parents to as a practical way of supporting families.

Listen to the podcast here

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Safe Working in General Practice – Inspiration for Change

Dr Steph Carter and Dr Claire Hodgekiss, both GP Partners in Hampshire discuss the projects they have been involved in to improve their practice service for both patients and staff.

Steph’s practice worked on improved access for patients. By creating a better workplace culture, the team worked together to achieve improved capacity and safe general practice care.

Claire describes how her practice took back control of the number of daily contacts to improve patient care, with a focus on same day access.

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Safe Working in General Practice

Dr Richard Van Mellaerts, London based GP and British Medical Association Deputy Chair of the GP Committee (England) speaks to Dr Edd Rendell, Medical Director of Wessex LMCs about the BMA guidance on Safe Working in General Practice.

They discuss why a practice might implement some of the suggestions within this document and practical advice on how this could be achieved.

Safe working in general practice (bma.org.uk)

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Safe Working, it’s what the BMA say we should do, but how?

Dr Will Howard, Medical Director at Wessex LMCs talks us through safe working and how this can be implemented in this recorded webinar.

Download the accompanying slides here

Watch the recording here

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The Importance of Patient Safety

Louise Greenwood is joined by:

  • Sarah Kay, GP Clinical Lead for Patient Safety at NHS Dorset
  • Jaydee Swarbrick, Patient Safety Specialist at NHS Dorset

to discuss the importance of patient safety at this time of significant pressure across the NHS. Patient safety is about maximising the things that go right and minimising the things that go wrong. It is integral to the NHS’ definition of quality in healthcare, alongside effectiveness and patient experience.

Listen to the podcast here

Useful Reading:

NHS England » The NHS Patient Safety Strategy

Wessex LMCs: Significant Event Analysis (SEA) – Significant Events, Serious Incidents and GP Learning Events – What are the differences?

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Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023