23 Apr 2024

Fatigue risk management for health and social care

This paper aims to present a roadmap for improving fatigue risk management in health and social care to improve patient safety and individual health workers' health and wellbeing.

Fatigue is a perpetual risk in safety-critical industries. If that risk is not managed appropriately, it can result in a significant reduction in human performance, with associated impacts on safety.

The paper benefits from a unique collaboration and combined expertise from healthcare and other safety-critical industries, making a case for managing fatigue as a systemic risk by UK health and social care national bodies and organisations.

Format: PDF
Length: 42 pages

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