Safe Environment

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How can a health service environment best support the provision of safe and high-quality care for all patients? Through the ‘Safe Environment’ Concept – a component of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards: Clinical Governance.

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Research into hospital design indicates that, when guided by scientific research, environmental design can positively influence the healing process.

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Anne McNamara
02 Nov 2019
Great article that encourages reflection of the patients journey from arrival to discharge and how the environment can influence the experience.
Shecamilyn Fallarcuna
28 May 2021
Livvia Kelly
02 Jun 2021
Alison Callcott
19 Dec 2019
good compact
Catherine Papadopoulos
07 Nov 2019
good quick read
14 Jul 2021
I learned a new knowledge which helps in my work.
Stephanie Walsh
31 May 2021
Easy to understand, new information to better my understanding of the safety in a workplace
jane prezma
01 Nov 2019
Important reminder how the environment of the care setting can affect the well being of not only the patient but also those attending them
Fiona Flannery
29 Dec 2019
Good article, learnt new terms relating to geographically navigating hospitals and how the ease of this can make patients, staff and external stakeholders feel more relaxed and have less anxiety in finding the place they need to be/
Juan Romero
02 Aug 2021
Very good.
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