Team Stripes
(Point of Care Teamwork)

Team Safety Fundamentals

Effective teamwork and communication are foundational elements in a culture of safety and are key elements of high reliability organisations.  Our inability to communicate effectively within teams and with patients and their carers is directly linked to patient harm.

Team Safety Fundamentals are practical tools, most of which require a short implementation time and have the potential to bring quick measurable gains.

There are seven Team Safety Fundamentals: