Patient Safety Observatory Reports
Incident reporting on its own can never tell us all we need to know about patient safety. Instead, a range of information sources and data is needed to achieve a more comprehensive understanding.
The Patient Safety Observatory was established by the National Patient Safety Agency to draw upon a range of intelligence sources to identify and monitor patient safety incidents, and to highlight and prioritise areas for action. Sources include litigation bodies, industry and patients, and together they provide a more complete picture of patient safety across all healthcare sectors.
A series of reports has been published by the Observatory. The reports:
View the Patient Safety Observatory reports