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Creating a culture of safety and respect: a controlled, mixed methods study of the effectiveness of a behavioural accountability intervention to reduce unprofessional behaviours [ 2017 - 2021 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1134459]

Researchers: Prof Johanna Westbrook (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Rebecca Mitchell Prof David Scott Prof Jeffrey Braithwaite Prof Richard Day
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Brief description Unprofessional behaviours among health professionals are common and are associated with increased patient dissatisfaction and medicolegal risk. Addressing these behaviours is a national issue. Ethos is a structured accountability system involving a process of early, non-punitive and tiered intervention and will be introduced across four Australian hospitals. This research will be the first controlled study to assess the effectiveness of the Ethos program to improve patient safety in Australia.

Funding Amount $AUD 887,912.52

Funding Scheme Partnerships

Notes Partnership Project for Better Health

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