Clinical Human Factors Group

The Clinical Human Factors Group is a broad coalition of healthcare professionals, managers and users of services who have partnered with experts in human factors from healthcare and other high-risk industries to campaign for change in the NHS.


The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation’s Safer Clinical Systems programme takes a fresh and proactive approach to safety improvement. Rather than waiting until a problem has occurred, the programme helps healthcare teams proactively identify potential safety breaches, enabling them to build better, safer healthcare systems.  They have just announced the launch of a new report, Using safety cases in industry and healthcare, which you can view at:


Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

An executive agency of the Department of Health

We enhance and safeguard the health of the public by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe. No product is risk free. Underpinning all our work lie robust and fact-based judgements to ensure that the benefits to patients and the public justify the risks.