What is Significant Event Audit?
SEA is a form of
At a regular meeting team members focus on
particular incidents considered significant, to learn and improve.
Or (more formally) it may be defined as a process
in which individual episodes, (when there has been a significant occurrence
either beneficial or deleterious) are analysed, in a systematic and detailed way
to ascertain what can be learnt about the overall quality of care, and to
indicate changes that might lead to future improvements.