Table 2

Trainee-reported barriers and facilitators of patient safety and quality improvement implementation

  • Insufficient financial resources.

  • Lack of clinical data collection or electronic medical records.

  • Lack of healthcare system familiarity with patient safety.

  • Traditional view of medical errors.

  • Absence of pre-established patient safety structure.

  • Organisational and professional development incentives.

  • Targeting safety and quality improvement projects to local institutional needs.

  • Local leadership encouragement and support.

  • Ongoing mentorship and project oversight.