Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety.
Vosper, H.; Hignett, S.M.
Considers how the legislative framework governing pharmaceuticals can have an impact on patient safety. Discusses key aspects of the healthcare system, the characteristics of a high reliability organisation (HRO), and the role of just culture. Examines the current pharmaceuticals regulatory regime, the impact of criminalising healthcare errors, and how the adoption of a human factors/ergonomics (HFE) approach can improve patient safety.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Mar 31, 2018|
|Journal||Journal of personal injury law|
|Publisher||Sweet and Maxwell|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Institution Citation||VOSPER, H. and HIGNETT, S.M. 2018. Safety in healthcare: the pharmacy legislative framework and patient safety. Journal of personal injury law [online], 1, pages 16-22. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk|
|Keywords||Accidents; Health care; Patients; Pharmaceuticals; Pharmacovigilance; Regulation; Safety|
VOSPER 2018 Safety in healthcare
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