Canadian nurses' perceptions of patient safety in hospitals.

  title={Canadian nurses' perceptions of patient safety in hospitals.},
  author={Wendy L Nicklin and Janice E McVeety},
  journal={Canadian journal of nursing leadership},
  volume={15 3},
The topic of patient safety within the health care system is receiving increasing attention. The Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses conducted a national survey on nurses' perceptions of patient safety, using focus groups from Academic Health Science Centres. Over a three month time frame, 22 organizations, and 33 focus groups comprised of 503 nurses provided responses to six questions regarding patient safety in hospitals. The study was designed as a preliminary fact finding initiative… CONTINUE READING

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