Safety Fundamentals for Person Centred Communication
The Safety Fundamentals for Person Centred Communication bring together key resources for healthcare staff and teams to support patient safety. These resources complement our existing Safety Fundamentals for Teams. The Safety Fundamentals for Person Centred Communication include:
We acknowledge that these resources are available and are being used in practice. Our aim is to promote wider awareness of, and support further embedding of, these resources across all NSW Health care providers. An implementation guide is available to help healthcare teams and services to implement one or more of the Safety Fundamentals.
The National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards
The Safety Fundamentals for Person Centred Communication support healthcare organisations demonstrate that they are meeting specific actions in all eight of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards. More information about which actions relate to each Safety Fundamental is provided in the implementation guide.