Rebus Medical spoke to Professor Chris Frerk, about his interest in human factors, its patient safety benefits and the power it may have to influence procurement decisions. Chris Frerk is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Chair of the Medical Equipment Committee at Northampton General Hospital, which is responsible for procuring around two million pounds worth of medical equipment for the hospital every year.
What will I learn?
- Why human factors are important.
- How human factors are embedded into NHS work.