I am interested in what colleagues here think about the proposed patient safety specialist role?
Can this development make a difference? Or will it lead to safety becoming one person's responsibility and / or more of the same as these responsibilities will be added to list of duties of already busy staff?
Can these specialist be a driver for culture change including embedding a just culture and a focus on safety-II and human factors?
What support do trusts and specialists need for this to happen?
Some interesting thoughts on this here: