Search Tag: Patient Deaths

Executive Health Management

Study: Death Rates Rise Under Lower Skilled Staff

2016 17 Nov

A large European study published online in BMJ Quality and Safety shows that the chances of a patient dying in hospital under the watch of lower-skilled nursing assistants rather than professionally-qualified nurses rises dramatically.   With the average mix of nurse professional levels and mix of skills, for every 25 patients, if just one professional... Read more

ICU Management

WFSA Signs Commitment to Support Patient Safety Movement’s Mission of Zero Patient Deaths by 2020

2016 19 Oct

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Joins WFSA’s SAFE-T CampaignThe World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) has signed a commitment to action and announced that it will support the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and its mission to eliminate preventable deaths by the year 2020. Concurrently, the PSMF is joining the WFSA’s... Read more