Patient safety: time for a transformational change in medical education

John A H Williamson
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb04017.x
Published online: 18 October 2010

To the Editor: I read, with encouragement and hope, Runciman’s timely editorial concerning the pressing need for patient safety education to become an integral part of medical undergraduate curricula.1 I also support his plea for patient safety to now be treated as a full-blooded science.

  • John A H Williamson

  • Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA.



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