August 2015

Collaboratives, Bad News and life through a lens

Collaboratives, Bad News and life through a lens

3 August 2015

Each of the 15 Academic Health Science Network regions has a PSC, which is based with the AHSN. The tagline for the PSCs is: “the collaboratives will empower local patients and healthcare staff to work together to identify safety priorities and develop solutions. These will then be implemented and tested within local healthcare organisations before being shared nationally with the other collaborative”. The regions, via the PSCs’ select patient safety priorities, collaborate and share learning. Simplistically, PSCs form part of the bundle of interventions being unleashed nationally in response to Don Berwick’s report and its rallying cry for the NHS to becoming a system dedicated to continuous learning to drive quality improvement.

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