Human Factors (Ergonomics) is the study of human activity (inside and outside of work). Its purpose as a scientific discipline is to enhance wellbeing and performance of individuals and organisations. A number of different definitions of Human Factors exist. The key principles are the interactions between you and your environment both inside and outside of work and the tools and technologies you use.
This webpage from NHS Education Scotland (NES) provides links to a number of useful Human Factors resources used in healthcare. Topics include:
- Systems Thinking