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Hospital Staff Attitudes to Models of Reporting Adverse Events: Implications for Legislation

  • Henning Boje Andersen
  • Niels Hermann
  • Marlene D. Madsen
  • Doris Østergaard
  • Thomas Schiøler

Abstract

The paper describes (i) results of a survey of the perceptions of doctors and nurses to models of reporting adverse events; (ii) recommendations developed by the project group behind the survey; and (iii) recently introduced legislation in Denmark prescribing a strictly confidential system of reporting safeguarding the anonymity outside their own department of doctors and nurses submitting reports of adverse events.

Keywords

Patient Safety Reporting Adverse Event Health Care Staff Reporting Scheme Personal Feedback 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Boje Andersen
    • 1
  • Niels Hermann
    • 2
  • Marlene D. Madsen
    • 1
  • Doris Østergaard
    • 3
  • Thomas Schiøler
    • 4
  1. 1.Risø National LaboratoryRoskildeDenmark
  2. 2.Medical Officers of Public HealthHillerødDenmark
  3. 3.Danish Inst. Med. Sim.Herlev HospitalHerlevDenmark
  4. 4.National Board of HealthCopenhagenDenmark

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