Am I my brother's keeper? A survey of 10 healthcare professions in the Netherlands about experiences with impaired and incompetent colleagues.

@article{Weenink2015AmIM,
  title={Am I my brother's keeper? A survey of 10 healthcare professions in the Netherlands about experiences with impaired and incompetent colleagues.},
  author={Jan Willem Weenink and Gert P. Westert and Lisette Schoonhoven and Hub C. H. Wollersheim and Rudolf Bertijn Kool},
  journal={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={56-64}
}
BACKGROUND Dealing with poor individual performance of healthcare professionals is essential in patient safety management. The objective of the current study was to explore potential differences regarding experiences with impaired and incompetent colleagues between a broad range of healthcare professions. METHODS A survey of 10 legally regulated professions in the Netherlands on knowledge on dealing with impaired/incompetent colleagues, experiences with such colleagues, action taken upon an… CONTINUE READING