By Justin Waring, Emma Rowley
This edited quantity of unique chapters brings jointly researchers from world wide who're exploring the features of health and wellbeing care association and supply which are occasionally marginal to mainstream sufferer protection theories and methodologies yet supply very important insights into the socio-cultural and organizational context of sufferer security. through studying those serious insights or views and drawing upon theories and methodologies frequently overlooked by means of mainstream safeguard researchers, this assortment exhibits we will examine extra approximately not just the obstacles and drivers to imposing sufferer protection programmes, but additionally concerning the extra basic concerns that form notions of security, trade ideas for boosting security, and the broader implications of the protection schedule at the way forward for overall healthiness care supply. In so doing, A Socio-cultural point of view on sufferer protection demanding situations the taken-for-granted assumptions round basic philosophical and political matters upon which mainstream orthodoxy is based. The ebook attracts upon various theoretical and empirical techniques from around the social sciences to enquire and query the sufferer protection circulation. each one bankruptcy takes as its concentration and query a specific element of the sufferer defense reforms, from its coverage context and theoretical foundations to its sensible software and manifestation in scientific perform, when additionally contemplating the broader implications for the association and supply of overall healthiness care companies. hence, the chapters each one draw upon a different theoretical or methodological method of severely discover particular dimensions of the sufferer defense schedule. Taken as a complete, the gathering advances a powerful, coherent argument that's a lot had to counter a few of the uncritical assumptions that have to be defined and analyzed if sufferer defense is certainly to be completed
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His research interests lie with the governance of health care, especially in terms of quality and safety. Paul Barach is Visiting Professor the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. He has over 15 years舗 experience in researching, teaching and applying human factors and quality improvement methods to health care and has been involved as a clinician, educator, researcher and policy-maker in enhancing health care improvement and patient safety policy in the United States, Europe and, more recently, in Australia.
Waring and Currie investigate how different groups of medical professionals interact with the UK舗s National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS), which records all patient safety incidents and near-misses that individuals take the time to report. They suggest that the NRLS can be a source of conflict, and echo the tensions between managers and doctors. Using social network analysis, Bishop and Waring舗s chapter explores how professional-practice networks can contribute to patient safety through an examination of knowledge sharing and information flows between and across health care professions.
A socio-cultural perspective on patient safety by Justin Waring, Emma Rowley