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Organisational readiness: exploring the preconditions for success in organisation-wide patient safety improvement programmes.

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BACKGROUND: Patient safety has been high on the agenda for more than a decade. Despite many national initiatives aimed at improving patient safety, the challenge remains to find coherent and sustainable organisation-wide safety-improvement programmes. In the UK, the Safer Patients' Initiative (SPI) was established to address this challenge. Important in the success of such an endeavour is understanding 'readiness' at the organisational level, identifying the preconditions for success in this...

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10.1136/qshc.2008.030759

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Journal:
Quality and safety in health care
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
313-317
Publication date:
2010-08-01
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EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
Source identifiers:
310329
Language:
English
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2014-02-27

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