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Quality and safety 

Quality and safety
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Quality and safety
Author(s):

Vari Drennan

and Claire Goodman

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199653720.003.0003
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date: 30 September 2020

The provision of high quality, safe services and care is a priority for all nurses and health visitors. This chapter provides information on the frameworks, structures and legislation to help achieve that. It considers clinical effectiveness, safety, risk management, and patient experience. The final topics cover aspects of ensuring that nurses and health visitors minimize risk to themselves and others in as they undertake their work.

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