Safety Climate Evaluation Tool for Community Pharmacies in Scotland Final Report 2013

Rosemary Newham, Marion Bennie, Paul Bowie, Anne Watson, Wendy Gidman, David Maxwell, Carl de Wet

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report describes the development and testing of a safety climate evaluation tool for use in community pharmacies. The final tool comprises 30 items within 5 factors: Leadership, Teamwork, Safety Systems, Communication and Working Conditions. Future direction includes using the tool as part of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) in Primary Care for Pharmacy, to promote the safe and effective use of medicines through promoting a positive safety climate within primary care pharmacy.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Commissioning bodyNHS EDUCATION FOR SCOTLAND
Number of pages3
Publication statusUnpublished - 2013

Keywords

  • National Health Service
  • NHS
  • patient safety
  • health care
  • community pharmacies
  • NHS education for Scotland

Cite this

Newham, R., Bennie, M., Bowie, P., Watson, A., Gidman, W., Maxwell, D., & de Wet, C. (2013). Safety Climate Evaluation Tool for Community Pharmacies in Scotland Final Report 2013. University of Strathclyde.