Clinical Risk Unit
Useful links

CRU Staff

Useful links

Links to other websites

Links to useful websites have been grouped into the following headings.
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British Healthcare Organisations & Resources: General

Department of Health
Cochrane Centre
General Medical Council
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
NHS Litigation Authority
NHS Information Authority
Royal Society of Medicine

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British Healthcare Organisations & Resources: Quality and Safety

Action for Victims of Medical Accidents
Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry
Commission for Health Improvement
National Patient Safety Agency

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International Healthcare Organisations: General

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Annenberg Centre for Health Sciences
World Health Organisation

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International Healthcare Organisations: Quality and Safety

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Society for Quality
Australian Council for Quality and Safety
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organisations
National Patient Safety Foundation
The Risk Management Foundation

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Safety and Human factors

British Airways Safety
Health and Safety Executive (U.K.)
Human factors and ergonomics society
NASA. Human Factors Research and Technology Division
Royal Aeronautical Society. Working group on human factors.
United States Food and Drug Administration. Human factors section.
United Kingdom Air Accident Investigation

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Readings and documents online

British Medical Journal. Special issue. Reducing error, improving safety. March 2000
An Organisation with a Memory. Learning from adverse events in the NHS (1999)
Building a safer NHS.
To err is human: Building a safer healthcare system. Institute of Medicine, 1999

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Research groups

Glasgow Accident Analysis Group
Human Factors Research Project. University of Texas.

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Webdirectories on Health and Patient Safety

Hardin Meta Directory of Health Resources
Healthcare Information Sites
National Patient Safety Foundation (U.S.) This site has links to a variety of sites with information on medical error, risk management and patient safety.

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