View from English pilot site of Safer Patients InitiativeBMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1313 (Published 01 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1313
- Stephen Ramsden, director1
- 1Transforming Health, Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire MK18 1FB, UK
I was the chief executive officer of Luton and Dunstable Hospital, the pilot site in England for the Safer Patients Initiative, 2004-8 (SPI1). The main objective of SPI1 was to reduce adverse events (as measured by the global trigger tool) by half. We achieved this, as well as a reduction of 55% in cardiac arrests, the main reason why our hospital standardised mortality ratio fell from being …
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