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Br J Nurs. 2009 Aug 13-Sep 9;18(15):910.

Patient safety is improved by early training.

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  • 1Scheffield Hallam University, UK.


Making care safer for patients is currently a top priority for the NHS. Nurses, as the biggest group of health-care workers, have countless opportunities each day to contribute to this aim. One of the first challenges that arises is: how do we ensure that all nurses are aware of the size and extent of the problem? We must also ask what is being done locally to reduce avoidable harm and deaths.

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