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The Faculty of Patient Safety

The Faculty of Patient Safety was established in 2015 to set strategic direction on behalf of HEE North east and North Cumbria in delivering the Patient Safety Agenda, in order to contribute towards the delivery of high quality compassionate patient care within the region. 

The Faculty of Patient Safety is focused on delivery of several work streams:

  1. Human Factors
  2. Simulation Based Education
  3. Technology Enhanced Learning
  4. Quality Improvement and Shared Learning from Clinical Incidents and Never Events.
  5. Delirium Prevention
  6. Patient wellbeing and social engagement initiatives

The HEE NE Faculty is a multi-professional, high level strategic group is responsible for directing the Patient Safety work stream on behalf of HEE North East & North Cumbria.  Wider stakeholders and partners are involved in the collaborative and steering groups, including representation from example groups such Local Education Providers, Patient Safety Collaborative, ASPiH, and links with the national work of HEE.  

The faculty will pull together experience around patient safety, knowledge of human factors, its impact on clinical quality, the value of simulation, knowledge of regional services and networks, such as mortality and morbidity groups  and national initiatives in this area. The Faculty will aim to deliver education based on the needs of our patients and population as well as the postgraduate curriculums across the multidisciplinary specilities and to work collaberatively to improve local patient care.

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