Survey evaluation of the National Patient Safety Agency's Root Cause Analysis training programme in England and Wales: knowledge, beliefs and reported practices.

@article{Wallace2009SurveyEO,
  title={Survey evaluation of the National Patient Safety Agency's Root Cause Analysis training programme in England and Wales: knowledge, beliefs and reported practices.},
  author={Louise M. Wallace and Peter Spurgeon and Sarah Adams and L A Earll and Janet Bayley},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={288-91}
}
BACKGROUND Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a systematic approach to investigations, and is applied in many healthcare settings within comprehensive patient safety systems. The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) in England and Wales commissioned a survey evaluation of its national training programme which consisted of 3-day workshops and internet support materials. METHODS Anonymous survey of 374 health professionals immediately after they attended the programme (T1), and a further 350… CONTINUE READING