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Letters Safety in health care

Research on safety is happening

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 24 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:171
  1. Rhona Flin, professor of applied psychology
  1. 1University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2UB
  1. r.flin{at}

    Grol et al highlight the need to develop a new research community in health care specialising in the safety and quality of patient treatment.1 Networks of patient safety researchers are now emerging in the United Kingdom and beyond. A Scottish patient safety research network (financed by the Scottish Funding …

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