Patient Safety Collaborative

Programme Brief

Maternity and Neonatal Care (*NEW* Atain e-learning module)

Wessex Maternity and Neonatal Safety Community meets regularly to focus on patient safety in maternity and neonatal care, with a common goal to reduce avoidable harm. Community members include individuals, organisations and networks across Wessex;... Find out more >

QI Foundation Training Course *NEW*

This online foundation level course provides an introduction to Quality Improvement Methodologies as part of Wessex PSCs work to develop Quality Improvement capability among healthcare staff and patient/carer partners.                             ... Find out more >

Community of Safety and Improvement Practice (CSIP)

Wessex AHSN working with regional partners, including Health Education England (Wessex), hosts the Community of Safety and Improvement Practice (CSIP).CSIP was established in response to feedback from many clinical and non-clinical staff, who felt... Find out more >

Quality Improvement Hub (QIHub)

The Wessex Patient Safety Quality Improvement Hub (QIHub) is a resource for health and social care staff using quality improvement approaches as a core part of their work.                                                                            ... Find out more >

Co-production - Working with our Patients and Public

Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative is developing relationships with patients and carers within Healthcare related Quality Improvement projects where greater engagement of patients is seen as one of the building blocks for improvement.            ... Find out more >

Emergency Department Network

The Wessex Emergency Department Network meets regularly at different Emergency Departments across Wessex and offers an opportunity for staff to share best practice and new ideas with a focus on patient safety and QI. Membership is growing with eac... Find out more >

Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative

Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative has joined with Kent Surrey and Sussex and West of England PSCs to form the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative (ELC). The ELC is a two-year quality improvement project aiming to save 1000 lives over the 2 years ... Find out more >

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Human Factors and Ergonomics is a key national focus. Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative Clinical Lead, Professor Jane Reid is delivering a series of events across Wessex.                                                                           ... Find out more >

Medicines Safety Cluster (MSC)

The Medicines Safety Cluster (MSC) works nationally to focus on part of the wider Medicines Optimisation agenda, namely Medicines Safety.Membership of the cluster includes most of the 15 AHSN/PSCs, the NHS England Medicines Safety Team, the Nati... Find out more >

Patient Safety Support Fund

Patient Safety Support Fund (PSSF) The PSSF is designed to support Wessex NHS and Social Care organisations, networks and project teams to start or progress projects focused on improving patient safety.  As the fund allocation per bid is relativel... Find out more >

The Physically Deteriorating Patient

Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative is working with teams and individuals across Wessex to reduce harm related to physical deterioration.                                                                                                              ... Find out more >

Promoting Positive Practice

Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative are delivering 3 short events designed to support staff to "Promote Positive Practice" across Wessex.Recognising the value of staff the session aims to explore how to develop an open culture where high quality c... Find out more >

Scale Up 4 Safety

Wessex PSC is looking to partner with up to 5 teams in 17/18 to support patient safety scale up projects across Wessex The aim of Scale Up 4 Safety:• To support health staff in Wessex• To move from single unit good practice• To a much wider geogr... Find out more >


Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative (PSC) is working with teams and individuals across Wessex to reduce harm related to sepsis.                                                                                                                        ... Find out more >

Sign up to Safety

Listening to patients, carers and staff, learning from what they say when things go wrong and take action to improve patients' safety.Sign up to Safety is an NHS England campaign designed to help realise the ambition of making the NHS the safest h... Find out more >

Transfers of Care

Between 2015 and 2017 Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative worked with teams and individuals across Wessex to reduce harm related to Transfers of Care including Discharges.                                                                            ... Find out more >

Wessex Q

Q is an initiative connecting people who have improvement expertise across the UK. With almost 2000 members it continues to grow and by 2020 we anticipate a community of many more thousands.Q’s mission is to foster continuous and sustainable impro... Find out more >

Promotional Materials (WPSC Resources)

This webpage includes a collection of promotional materials produced by Wessex PSC to support its workstreams.If you would like to join our Community of Safety and Improvement Practice please click on the FIRST attachment.The network/event flyers ... Find out more >

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