CEC Publications

Patient Safety

CEC's Patient Safety Program
Patient Safety Report
Clinical supervision at the point of care

Clinical Supervision is frequently defined as a formal process of professional support and learning which enables individual clinicians (medical, nursing and allied health professionals) to develop knowledge and competence and assume responsibility for their own practice (Cutcliffe & Butterworth 2001). The focus of this report, however, is point of care supervision.

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CEC's Patient Safety Program
Patient Safety Report
Fractured Hip Surgery in the Elderly

The information in this report has been de-identified and analysed in accordance with Incident Information Management System (IIMS) datasets and where relevant, the classification sets used by the CEC and the Root Cause Analysis Review Sub-committees.

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Patient Safety Research
A comparative analysis of eight Inquiries in six countries

This is a report of eight Inquiries into alleged poor health care. Three are from Australia: from Perth (King Edward Memorial Hospital), Melbourne (Royal Melbourne Hospital) and Sydney (Campbelltown-Camden). The remainder are from Scotland (Glasgow's Victoria Infirmary), England (Bristol Royal Infirmary), Slovenia (Celje Hospital), New Zealand (Southland DHB) and Canada (Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre).

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Patient Safety Research
A review of the technical literature

This monograph has been prepared as part of a program of research on safety and quality undertaken for the Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) in New South Wales by the Centre for Clinical Governance Research at University of New South Wales. It seeks to assess the patient safety literature and suggest a way forward for clinical teams in providing safer healthcare.

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Patient Safety Research
Giving A Voice To Patient Safety In New South Wales

This monograph is the final in a series prepared by the Centre for Clinical Governance Research at the University of New South Wales for the Clinical Excellence Commission. The aim of the series is to shed light on what has become one of the most important questions in health care practice and management: what do we know about patient safety and what we can do about it?

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