The MaPSaF can be used to:
facilitate reflection on patient safety culture
stimulate discussion about the strengths and weaknesses of the patient safety culture
reveal any differences in perception between staff groups
help understand how a more mature safety culture might look
help evaluate any specific intervention needed to change the patient safety culture.
Fatigue self-assessment and fatigue risk management are not familiar steps in routine daily practice. This is due in part to a lack of awareness about the causes and effects of fatigue and limited education opportunities. It is also due to working culture where openness about fatigue and tiredness is not encouraged and collective responsibility for staff wellbeing is poorly developed.
Using the results from the survey, the Fatigue Group have developed resources designed to enhance individuals’ knowledge and understanding and to support the culture change required within departments and or