The Patient Safety Measurement Unit acts as a repository for measurement best practice and collates measurement related tools and evidence.  This includes:

  • Existing tools to support patient safety leads and analysts in developing the measurement and visualisation
  • Measurement for improvement approaches and relevant reading
  • Articles and papers on important measurement issues
  • Case studies and real life examples of how measurement has been applied in context

Click on the links below to view resources and links in each area


  • Tools and guides

    Practical tools and guides to support the measurement journey including technical guides and templates

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  • Evidence base

    Articles and reading on measurement issues and approaches from a wide variety of sources.

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  • Case studies

    Real life examples of how measurement has been applied and utilised in local projects and programmes of work

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