South Island DHBs have recently reached the quarter million mark for recorded events on electronic incident risk management application, Safety1st. Safety1st supports users to improve processes to prevent harm and errors, improve safety, and manage risk more effectively – from identification through to resolution.
Director Quality and Patient Safety, Sue Wood, says Safety1st has proven to be a valuable tool for analysing performance and reducing harm across our system. “Quarter of a million entries is pretty impressive and gives us an equally impressive bank of data that continues to drive improvement. Not all of those who have contributed data fully appreciate the difference it makes. Having embedded Safety 1st as an established tool for the analysis and management of risk throughout the South Island, I’m sure it won’t be long before we hit the half-million mark.”