Patient safety and staff training are inseparable; harms are on the whole, avoidable and happen because the basic elements of observation, risk assessment and patient management are not applied. If staff are encouraged and allowed to make small beneficial improvements to care delivery then harm to patients can be reduced significantly. This article explores how playing clinical board games can facilitate learning and skill development.
Neo-Slip is a revolutionary new product that has been designed to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). This anti-embolism stocking application aid is brainchild of a Registered Nurse, who as a student, had noticed health care professionals struggling to apply anti-embolism stockings.