All articles by Dr Tammy Boyce

Dr Tammy Boyce

Breaking News: The Truth Behind HAIs

Campaigns such as “Patient Safety First” have brought the focus of UK healthcare back to its primary function. However, media coverage can give a false sense of security as targets for control of superbugs are met, while neglecting the overall picture of healthcare-acquired infections. Stephen Ramsden, director of the UK National Patient Safety Campaign and Dr Tammy Boyce of The King’s Fund discuss how media coverage has helped and hindered progress in the patient safety field.