NHS trusts put patients’ lives at risk by ignoring safety guidelines.

Source:  British Journal of Nursing Vol 19 Iss 17 p1124-1125

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication:  September 2010

Publication type:  Journal Article

In a nutshell:  This article looks at the recent Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) report and discusses the role of patient safety alerts in the NHS, and the widespread failure of trusts to follow up on these and ensure compliance.

Length of publication:  1 page

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article.  Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Acknowledgement:  CINAHL

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