Situational Awareness Vital Insights (SAVI)
The Team: Rebecca Lawton, Angela Grange, Gerry Armitage, Jane Saunders, Claire Coulson, Liz Thorp
Acknowledgements to: Andrea Lealman, Angela Grange, Caroline Butterfield, Caroline Reynolds, Cheryl Cockayne, Claire Coulson, Dr Donald Whitelaw, Dr Harry Ashurst, Dr John Bibby, Dr Mark Purvis, Gill Atherton, Hoshiar Singh, Ikhlaq Din, Jane Saunders, Liz Thorp, Pauline Brown, Professor Ian Watt, Rachel Lawton, Richard Brown, Ruby Bhatti, Sandra Dudding and Shoba Srinivasan.
With Thanks to: MezzoFilms
Situational awareness (or a lack of) has been identified as an important factor contributing to human error. This interactive tool was designed as a web-based system (or stand-alone DVD) for use in the induction of new staff to help enhance their situational awareness as they begin practice in healthcare. There are four scenarios of high risk situations in which errors are common, these are: prescribing and administration of insulin; handover/team briefing; deteriorating patient; diagnosis
For further information please contact Beverley.Slater@yhahsn.nhs.uk