Description: Copying the aviation industry and even professional cycling may help the NHS save lives, writes Matthew Syed.
Date: April 1, 2016
Today, a new approach to learning will come into legal effect in the NHS, with the establishment of an independent accident investigation branch.
It is modelled on aviation, an industry which has a very different response to failure.
Questions for discussion:
1. What would be the most effective way of compiling data regarding “death signatures” (see “read more” link for more information about Death Signatures)?
2. What other industries can you correlate as having a relationship such as the health and aviation industries?