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Remembering to learn: the overlooked role of remembrance in safety improvement

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Memory, and remembering the past, are fundamental to patient safety. One of the core objectives of safety improvement is to learn from the past in order to improve the future. This commitment to remember and to learn is central to the strategies that have shaped the evolution of patient safety such as ‘An organisation with a memory’,1 and underpins definitive academic research such as Bosk's ‘Forgive and Remember’.2 Remembering the past to improve the future is institutionalised across health...

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10.1136/bmjqs-2016-005547

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Quality and Safety Journal website
Publication date:
2016-11-18
Acceptance date:
2016-10-28
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2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
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660386
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uuid:1415abf0-bc76-4d91-962e-74ee12abeb14
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pubs:660386
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2016-12-01

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