the hub: a platform to share learning for patient safety
the hub is our shared learning platform for patient safety, developed after we identified shared learning as one of the six evidence-based foundations of safer care (you can read more about our six foundations on our website).
We launched the hub at our conference on 2 October 2019. Since then, we have had thousands using it, with people from across the health and care sector signing up.
the hub has been designed with input from patient safety professionals, clinicians and patients. It offers a powerful combination of tools, resources, stories, ideas, case studies and good practice to anyone who wants to make care safer for patients. Its communities of interest give people a moderated place to discuss patient safety issues or concerns. It provides a place where people with a shared interest in patient safety come together to build on improvements and adapt solutions for use in local settings.
Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and we're seeing signs that the hub is facilitating the sharing of knowledge for safer care in the UK and internationally. Patients and front-line staff are posting their stories, sometimes anonymously, and these are developing into campaigns for reducing harm.
the hub is free of charge for use by everyone: clinicians, patients, managers, policy makers, regulators, researchers and members of the public.
Please help us to improve patient safety by sharing your learning, learning from others and collaborating with others in health and care. Register for the hub now to join this growing community.