Patient Safety Collaborative

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How is the AHSN Network supporting the response to COVID-19?

Our partners across the NHS and social care are mobilising at scale in response to the developing... Find out more >

Deterioration and NEWS

Wessex PSC is working with organisations across Wessex to reduce harm related to physical deterio... Find out more >

Enhanced Health in Care Homes

Wessex PSC is working to implement a standardised common language for managing deterioration acro... Find out more >


RESTORE2TM is a physical deterioration and escalation tool for care/nursing homes based on nation... Find out more >

Care Home Training Resources

New online video based NEWS2 and Deterioration training for community and care home staffWessex A... Find out more >

Using Soft Signs to Identify early indications of Physical Deterioration

Neurological Soft Signs (NSS) have been used since the early 20th century to help Neuropsychologi... Find out more >

Community of Safety, Quality and Improvement Practice (CSQIP)

Wessex AHSN working with regional partners, including Health Education England (Wessex), hosts th... Find out more >

Quality Improvement Hub (QIHub)

Wessex PSC Quality Improvement Hub (QIHub) is a resource for health and social care staff using q... Find out more >

Patient Safety

The NHS Patient Safety StrategyThis The NHS Patient Safety Strategy describes how the NHS will co... Find out more >

Online e-Learning (OEL)

These online e-learning courses provide an introduction to Quality Improvement Methodologies as p... Find out more >

Safety Communications (inc. SBAR)

Wessex PSC is helping organisations across Wessex to reduce harm related to communication failure... Find out more >

Medicine Safety in Care Home Programme

Improving the safety of giving medicines to people living in care homesMedicines are a vital par... Find out more >


Wessex PSC is working with organisations across Wessex to reduce harm related to sepsis.         ... Find out more >

Patient Engagement - Working with Patient Partners (Co-Design)

Wessex PSC is working with patients and carers to ensure their voice is heard throughout all aspe... Find out more >

Maternity and Neonatal Care

Wessex Maternity and Neonatal Safety improvement Programme is part of a national initiative that ... Find out more >

Emergency Department Network

The Wessex Emergency Department Network meets regularly at different Emergency Departments across... Find out more >

Q (Wessex Q)

Opportunities to join the Q community are open! Q is an initiative connecting people who have hea... Find out more >

Safer Practice Framework

Safer Practice Framework The Safer Practice Framework is a self-assessment tool that can assist G... Find out more >

Scale Up 4 Safety

Wessex PSC is currently working with operational teams to support patient safety scale up project... Find out more >


PReCePT stands for the prevention of cerebral palsy in preterm labour. It was selected by NHS Eng... Find out more >

Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative

Emergency Laparotomy Programme (ELP) Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative and Wessex AHSN have ... Find out more >

Learning from Deaths in the NHS

Wessex AHSN is helping organisations across Wessex to learn from deaths of people in their care, ... Find out more >

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) discharge bundle project

What is COPD?Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition that affects all parts... Find out more >


The LIFE QI SystemLife QI is an online quality improvement (QI) platform that helps teams and org... Find out more >

WPSC Resources and Promotional Materials

This webpage includes a collection of resources and promotional materials produced by Wessex PSC ... Find out more >

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