Trigger Review Method

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This page contains information and tools on person-centred approach to quality improvement and building a safety and improvement culture in primary care, developed or supported by members of the NES Patient Safety Multi-disciplinary Group. it includes information on the 'Always event' concept and Trigger Tool for quickly screening patient records.

Trigger Review Method

This poster describes how to apply the trigger tool process as a feasible part of routine practice and promotes the idea that the trigger method will enable the primary care team to refocus their measurement, learning and improvement efforts on one of the most serious issues facing the NHS - minimising the risk to patients of unintentional but avoidable harm.

Trigger Review Method guidance and case studies: