Patient safety and quality of care

Stephen J Duckett
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb03005.x
Published online: 4 April 2011

Wimmera Hospital, in Horsham, western Victoria, has a well deserved reputation for promoting quality and safety. Here, Alan Wolff, Wimmera’s medical director, and Sally Taylor, its clinical risk manager, outline the steps they followed in developing a rigorous quality management process at the hospital.

  • Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


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