“Teamwork does not emerge naturally. It is necessary to provide time, facilities and support to help individual staff to become a good team. A few simple team building opportunities included in daily work can reduce cost and improve the quality of care.”
The guide is a useful overview for those implementing the checklist, and:
relevant service managers,
senior managers and/or executive leads supporting the work and monitoring its progress, and
service improvement staff who are required to provide improvement or change management expertise in relation to surgery.