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The Safety Thermometer Website is being relaunched!

A new and improved version of the Safety Thermometer website is coming soon! With a brand new look and layout,…

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Safety Thermometer App

We were very honoured to be included in The Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff with the Quality Observatory and Haelo developed Safety…

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Implementation of the Safety Thermometer App

The Safety Thermometer App, built by the NHS Quality Observatory and supported by Haelo, has been introduced to Mid Yorkshire…

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Improved Patient Safety Briefing now released

An improved version of the Patient Safety Briefing has released today (28 July 2015), following feedback from users. The briefing…

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NHS Safety Thermometer Quick Guide published

The NHS Safety Thermometer Quick Guide has been created to give people an insight into exactly what the NHS Safety…

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Improvement FUNdamentals – your route to improve health and care!

A new and innovative online course for those involved in health and care run by NHS Improving Quality
Are you:

Committed to…

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Blog: Making the next generation, our generation

Nick John, Analyst, shows us how he’s using the Model for Improvement to scale up and spread the next generation…

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How Salford Royal ‘rolled out’ a Patient Safety Briefing

Salford Royal has been working closely with Haelo, an innovation and improvement centre based in the city, to roll out…

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Thermometer Friends competition is launched

Thanks to your work, the ‘Next Generation’ Safety Thermometers are complete for Medications, Mental Health and Maternity. To celebrate this we’re…

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Film: Medication Safety Thermometer

The Medication Safety Thermometer film gives you an insight into how the tool has been used and has views from both patients and staff members

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Review: ‘Safety in Numbers’ NHS Safety Thermometer summit

The ‘Safety in Numbers’ NHS Safety Thermometer summit took place in London on Thursday 23 October with over 200 delegates from 100 organisations taking part in the day

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Implementing a Patient Safety Briefing

This short guide is to give you ideas and suggestions about how to use the Patient Safety Briefing film and card in your organisation

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Patient safety briefing film launched

Patients at NHS hospitals across the country will soon be benefitting from ‘airline style’ safety advice about their stay in hospital

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Live blog: NHS Safety Thermometer Summit

Follow all of the action with our live blog from the NHS Safety Thermometer ‘Classic’ Summit and Next Generation launch

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NHS Safety Thermometer films released

Two new NHS Safety Thermometer films have been produced on the mental health and maternity Safety Thermometers

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Preview: ‘Safety in Numbers’ – NHS Safety Thermometer Summit

On Thursday 23 October 2014 the NHS Safety Thermometer ‘Classic’ Summit and ‘Next Generation’ Launch will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London

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‘Nothing about me, without me’: NHS Safety Thermometer National Data Report 2012-15

Over the last four years the NHS in England has taken an unprecedented step in measuring harm at scale across…

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Sneak preview: National Data Report

We will soon be releasing our National Data Report 2012-14. The report explores what we are learning from the NHS…

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Film: The ‘Harmfree’care story

The ‘Harmfree’care programme has come a long way since it began with over 200,000 patients surveyed every month for 4…

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Safety Thermometer: classic summit & next generation launch event

Find out about the ‘next generation’ of Safety Thermometers and hear from keynote speakers about measuring safety.

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Lyn McIntyre on her MBE, improvement and change at scale

Lyn McIntyre, Deputy Nurse Director, Patient Experience, NHS England, was recently honoured with an MBE for services to nursing. ‘Harmfree’…

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Safety Thermometer July update

Kurt Bramfitt updates on everything that has recently been happening in the world of the NHS Safety Thermometer.

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Join the #HFCselfie movement

We are asking people to tweet their #HFCselfie throughout May.

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Safety Thermometer May case studies

Case studies showing two trusts experiences with the recently released Safety Thermometer web tool.

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‘Harmfree’care May Update

Read the ‘harmfree’care May update and sign-up to join the mailing list now

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Safety Thermometer May update

The monthly update provides you with all the information and news you need about the ‘Classic’ and ‘Next Generation’ Safety Thermometers

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‘Harmfree’care April Update

Read the ‘harmfree’care April update and sign-up to join the mailing list now

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Safety Thermometer April Update

The monthly update provides you with all the information and news you need about the ‘Classic’ and ‘Next Generation’ Safety Thermometers

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The view from the Quality Observatory

It’s been a labour of love but the NHS Safety Thermometer Classic webtool is ready for launch

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Review: Salford Students Stop the Pressure event

Over 40 students from the University of Salford came together to create different ideas for a national communications campaign

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‘Harmfree’care March Update

Read the ‘harmfree’care March update and sign-up to join the mailing list now

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Safety Thermometer March Update

The monthly update provides you with all the information and news you need about the ‘Classic’ and ‘Next Generation’ Safety Thermometers

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Film: Matt Fogarty discusses the NHS Safety Thermometer

Matt Fogarty, Head of Patient Safety and Policy at NHS England, answers one of the most important ‘HarmFree’ Care questions,…

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Review: Medication Safety Thermometer event

The Harm Free Care Medication Safety Thermometer event on Thursday 23 January was a great event for idea sharing about…

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QUEST for the right NHS culture: Letter to The Times

In response to the Francis Report, chief executives from NHS QUEST have written to The Times newspaper (19 February, 2013).
The…

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NHS Safety Thermometer CQUIN guidance released

The NHS Safety Thermometer 2013/14 CQUIN guidance has now been published and is available from the Measurement section of the ‘Harmfree’ care website.

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