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Peter McCulloch and Helen Higham co-directors, launch the PSA which aims to improve patient safety with a collaborative approach working with expertise and experience currently available in the region.

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) was launched at the Oxford Hotel on 22nd July.  Oxford AHSN  (Academic Health Science Network) Chief Operating Officer Dr Paul Durrands said patient safety was already high on the agenda and the PSA will build on existing work, strengthen engagement and set local priorities as well as forming part of the national network of Patient Safety Collaboratives.  Co-Directors, Peter McCulloch and Helen Higham announced that the acceptance of complications in surgery as the norm had to change and effective collaboration was the key.

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