The SHEEP Model: Applying Near Miss Analysis

The SHEEP Model: Applying Near Miss Analysis

Deborah J. Rosenorn-Lanng (Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, UK) and Vaughan A. Michell (University of Reading, UK)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4546-2.ch002
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This chapter explains the development of a model, titled “SHEEP,” to identify quality and safety factors relating to near misses. The model allows frequency of risk factors and their impact to be analysed at departmental or institutional levels, which enables a structured focusing of resources at an organisational level.
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The Context

The model is influenced by three contextual elements:

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