Publications: Quality in Healthcare

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GDPR (Data Protection) guidelines for doctors

Published: 2 December, 2019
Category: Guideline
Topic: Quality in Healthcare
Author: RCPI Professional Policy Group for GDPR

View General Data Protection Regulation and Medical Practice Guideline

RCPI Improver’s Guide to completing a Quality Improvement project

Published: 11 November, 2019
Category: Training Manual
Topic: Quality in Healthcare
Author: RCPI

The RCPI Improver's Guide is free to download and is designed to be used as a starter pack for getting to know the basic tools and concepts used in QI in healthcare.

The Irish National Adverse Events Study (INAES): the frequency and nature of adverse events in Irish hospitals — a retrospective record review study

Published: 9 February, 2016
Category: Research
Topic: Quality in Healthcare
Author: RCPI Researchers

This is a retrospective record review study of adverse events in Irish hospitals. The study was carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in collaboration with RCPI.

Nurse at station.

Adverse events in healthcare: learning from mistakes

Published: 1 August, 2014
Category: Research
Topic: Quality in Healthcare
Author: RCPI Researchers

This review looks at the need for a safety culture, how we should measure adverse events, and why current adverse event monitoring is unable to demonstrate trends in patient safety.

Doctors on ward

Confronting evidence: individualised care and the case for shared decision-making

Published: 1 January, 2014
Category: Research
Topic: Quality in Healthcare
Author: RCPI Researchers

An examination of shared decision-making practices in Ireland

Doctor talking to patient.