The measurement and monitoring of safety: drawing together academic evidence and practical experience to produce a framework for safety measurement and monitoring: summary: summary

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Health Foundation (Great Britain)
Health Foundation
Date of publication
1 March 2013
Health Services
Social welfare
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Summary of a report aiming to provide a framework and approach to measuring and monitoring safety in all relevant dimensions and facets. The publication introduces the framework for safety measurement and monitoring and gives a short summary of the full report’s discussion of each of its dimensions. In the full report, the authors conclude by setting out ten guiding principles for safety measurement and monitoring. These are also summarised here.