Source: National Reporting and Learning Service, NPSA
Date of publication: October 2010
Publicaton type: Report
In a nutshell: Key risks have been identified from a review by the Patient Safety division of the NPSA into serious incidents which have been reported to the NHS. These issues are in the form of Signals. 10 new ones have been published including ‘Wrong site nerve block’; ‘Non-invasive ventilation’ and ‘Overdose of intravenous paracetamol in infants and children’.
Length of publication: Webpage
Acknowledgements: National Patient Safety Agency