Enhanced significant event analysis : a human factors approach

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Bowie, Paul; Bruce, David; McNaughton, Elaine; NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

A short article about Significant event analysis (SEA). Enhanced SEA is a well-established safety improvement tool in general practice. However, there is good evidence to suggest that many SEAs are poorly conducted by practice teams, leading to missed opportunities to make health care safer.

Publisher: NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

Keywords: Patient safety; Event analysis; Human factors; Primary care; Risk; Culture

Type: Learning

Format: PDF

Audience: General audience