2.2 Safety and quality
Domain 2: Safety and quality
Attribute 2.2: Respond to risks to safety
This attribute is about taking steps to reduce, prevent and manage different types of risk.
You can demonstrate it by:
Medical Protection resources
- reporting risks in the healthcare environment to your employing or contracting bodies
- safeguarding and protecting the health and well-being of vulnerable people, including children and the elderly and those with learning disabilities
- taking action where there is evidence that a colleague’s conduct, performance or health may be putting patients at risk
- following infection control procedures and regulations.
- Factsheets about core medicolegal topics include advice on caring for vulnerable adults, safeguarding children, raising concerns and whistleblowing and needlestick injuries.
- Advice booklet MPS Guide to ethics focuses on the practical consequences of ethical dilemmas that clinicians face on a daily basis including raising concerns (chapter four).
- On-site group workshop Infection control in primary care can help your practice comply with national standards and reduce risk to patients and practitioners.
- Infection control risk assessments and online risk assessment tools allow you to get involved in reviewing infection control processes and opportunities for improvement (free to most practices with a group scheme).
Practical tips to help you plan and prepare for revalidation
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