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2.1 Working with systems

Post date: 04/07/2017 | Time to read article: 1 mins

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 19/07/2018

Domain 2: Safety and quality
Attribute 2.1: Contribute to and comply with systems to protect patients

This attribute is about supporting and following processes for ensuring patient safety.

You can demonstrate it by:

  • taking part in systems of quality assurance and quality improvement
  • complying with risk management and clinical governance procedures
  • providing information for confidential inquiries, significant event reporting
  • ensuring arrangements are made for the continuing care of the patient where necessary.

Medical Protection resources

  • Case reports about system errors can help you understand how proper procedures and protocols impact patient safety.
  • Online learning system PRISM includes modules on systems and processes that can help with the prevention and management of complaints. 
  • Clinical risk self-assessments (CRSAs) and online risk assessment tools allow you to get involved in reviewing practice systems and developing improvement plans alongside your practice team (free to most practices with a group scheme). 
  • On-site group workshop Making your practice safe can help your practice develop a team approach to patient safety culture.

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