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Patient Safety And Clinical Skills

Human Factors/Ergonomics (HFE) Training

Human Factors/Ergonomics (HFE) Training

The discipline of Human Factors (Ergonomics) takes a systems and design based approach to improving wellbeing and performance of people (patients, clients, relative and NHS staff) and care organisations. It is often mis-interpreted as ‘factors to do with humans’ It is crucial to the understanding of why things go wrong as well as why things ‘go right’ educational materials and training courses can be accessed here: http://www.qihub.scot.nhs.uk/safe.aspx