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Hospital staff sign up for safety

PUBLISHED: 10:51 15 September 2009 | UPDATED: 15:01 03 July 2010

Staff at Gorleston's James Paget University Hospital have signed up to a voluntary initiative designed to improve patient safety.

As part of the first national Patient Safety First Week, from September 21 to 27, the hospital aims to learn from other NHS organisations, share its areas of best practice with others and benchmark performance.

Staff at Gorleston's James Paget University Hospital have signed up to a voluntary initiative designed to improve patient safety.

As part of the first national Patient Safety First Week, from September 21 to 27, the hospital aims to learn from other NHS organisations, share its areas of best practice with others and benchmark performance.

Medical director Dr Bernard Brett said: “We already deliver a high standard of healthcare, but want to raise standards even further for the benefit of our patients and are empowering frontline staff to propose new ways of working.

“We are calling on them to look at their working practices and think of one or more new ways to make a real difference to the safety of patients in their care.”

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