Introduction to patient safety series
Lynne Currie Project manager and patient safety lead, Quality, Standards and Innovation Unit, Learning and Development Institute, Royal College of Nursing, London
THIS ARTICLE IS an introduction to a series of five articles outlining the relationship between patient safety and human factors. The focus of the series is to help nurses understand the evidence base underpinning human factors and how to relate this to their everyday clinical practice.
Nursing Standard. 26, 32, 35-35. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.04.26.32.35.c9043