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Surgical briefing awareness day – Thursday 27 June 2019
Resource toolkit

The following resources highlight the evidence for undertaking briefings, the benefits, and how-to undertake a start-of-list briefing. You will also find promotional resources, such as posters, to use as a prompt within your hospital.

What is a briefing?

Videos

The following short videos are of surgical team members discussing why they have found briefings helpful and the benefits they have seen as a result.

Video:

Teamwork & communication video: Interview 1

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Teamwork & communication video: Interview 2

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Teamwork & communication video: Interview 3

Evidence for briefings

Evidence for the use of briefings can be found in the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s publication: Checklists, briefings and debriefings: An evidence summary

Publication:

Checklists, briefings and debriefings: An evidence summary

How to undertake a briefing

Watch a short video of Professor Ian Civil leading a briefing.

Video:

Teamwork & communication video: Briefing

Poster:

Start-of-list briefing poster

Poster showing the steps for a start-of-surgical-list briefing.

 

 

 

Last updated 17/05/2019