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Resources on safety and quality in children’s nursing for professionals and parents.
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Resources on safety and quality in children’s nursing for professionals and parents.

Risky Business

In the early 2000s, a quality improvement project brought together a group of healthcare professionals with experts from the world of motor racing.

They compared handovers of critically ill infants and children from operating theatre to intensive care team after complex heart surgery with the processes of a Formula 1 pitstop.

The cardiac team soon realised that healthcare has much to learn from other ‘high-risk’ occupations and industries, and created the Risky Business series of conferences. There have been 11 of these conferences in total.

To ensure that learning is shared and disseminated, the Risky Business website was established. This outlines the

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