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Incorporating Human Factors into Healthcare Science is a way to enhance the wellbeing and performance of both individuals and organisations by addressing the design of how, where & with what we do our work practices for patient services.

Page last updated: 26/10/2021

Human Factor Resources

There are a variety of learning resources and information about Human Factors in healthcare available on Turas Learn. Please click on the image below to access them.

Within these resources is the newly designed Human Factors/Ergonomics (Safety Science) for Patient Safety Level 1, link at the bottom of the page and here

Human Factors/Ergonomics (Safety Science) for Patient Safety Level 1

NHS Education for Scotland (in conjunction with Loughborough University) have developed an accredited 1-hour online introduction to show how human factors contributes to improving health and social care work.

Click on the image adjacent to access the module. Please note you must log into your Turas Learn account in order to launch it.