BMJ Quality Safety

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BMJ Quality & Safety provides a rich mix of news, opinion, debate and research for academics, clinicians, healthcare managers and policy makers. It encourages the science of improvement, debate, and new thinking on improving the quality of healthcare. The journal is led by a patient-focused editorial team with a view towards helping all team members improve their knowledge with the overall goal of improving patient care. The journal integrates the academic and clinical aspects of quality and safety in healthcare by encouraging academics to create evidence and knowledge valued by clinicians and clinicians to value using evidence and knowledge to improve quality.

Raising up the voices of the closest observers of care(7 December, 2017)

Measurement of harms in community care: a qualitative study of use of the NHS Safety Thermometer(2 December, 2017)

Lending a hand: could machine learning help hospital staff make better use of patient feedback?(29 November, 2017)

Implementation science at the crossroads(28 November, 2017)

Inpatient bedspacing: could a common response to hospital crowding cause increased patient mortality?(27 November, 2017)

Wisdom of patients: predicting the quality of care using aggregated patient feedback(28 September, 2017)

Our current approach to root cause analysis: is it contributing to our failure to improve patient safety?(9 December, 2016)

Influencing organisational culture to improve hospital performance in care of patients with acute myocardial infarction: a mixed-methods intervention study(3 November, 2017)

Speaking up against unsafe unprofessional behaviours: the difficulty in knowing when and how(22 July, 2017)

How do hospital boards govern for quality improvement? A mixed methods study of 15 organisations in England(8 July, 2017)

Online ISSN: 2044-5423Print ISSN: 2044-5415