Poor communication is a major contributor to adverse events in NSW Health. Clinical incident review reveals failures in communication can lead to patient harm and gaps in care including medication errors, delays in transitions of care, delayed or incorrect treatment as well as delayed or incorrect diagnosis. Safety Huddles assist clinicians to reduce errors, minimize harm, eliminate preventable harm and create a culture of safety.

Implementation Guide
Safety Huddles

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Script Template for Huddle Leaders
Safety Huddles (Paediatrics)

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Who is a "Watcher"
Safety Huddles (Paediatrics)

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