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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Sep 3, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Sam Gharbi describes patient handover as a major issue in patient safety.  

After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:

  • Understand the problems around patient handovers
  • Evaluate a need for a structured handover process
  • Know the benefits and features of the Virtual Ward

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