Recommendations for healthcare workers

United for Safety - Guides

Safety in the operating room

As part of activities for the promotion of quality and safety of care, the Ministry of Health has published a handbook that covers the recommendations and checklist that were developed by the World Health Organization "Safe Surgery Saves Lives," and adapted to its national context.
The handbook, addressed to NHS managers and all staff members comprising a surgical team, is to improve the quality and safety of surgery performed in the NHS through the dissemination of recommendations and safety standards and the adoption of the Checklist for Safety in the operating room during any surgical procedure.

The Ministry has adapted the WHO checklist to its national reality. The handbook is accompanied by three explanatory videos (in italian, with english subtitles):


Data di pubblicazione: 14 aprile 2014, ultimo aggiornamento 14 aprile 2014

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