Integrating risk management into working practice
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Integrating risk management into working practice

David Bird Senior lecturer in nursing, School of Health, University of Northampton, Northampton
Sharon Dennis Regional director (South East), Royal College of Nursing, London

The aim of this article, the third in this series on the Seven Steps to Patient Safety (National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) 2004), is to explore how risk management can be integrated into the culture of a healthcare organisation and the working practices of clinicians, managers and their immediate teams.

Nursing Standard. 20, 13, 52-54. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.12.20.13.52.c4023

Correspondence

david.bird@northampton.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review