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Patient Safety NHS England

PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

The NHS England website includes a specific focus on patient safety. Key topics include patient safety alerts, never events, improving discharge, and other patient safety collaboratives and initiatives.

Open Book: Incorrect assembly of surgical equipment (June 2016)

PUBLICATION: 30 Jun 2016, Adverse Events

This report alerts providers to key findings and actions following review of two incidents in different organisations where surgical equipment was assembled incorrectly resulting in patient harm in the operating theatre.

Open Book: Transmission of 'super-bug' in hospital (May 2016)

PUBLICATION: 20 May 2016, Adverse Events

This report alerts providers to key findings and actions following review of an outbreak of a multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) which affected five patients. The aim is to learn from the changes implemented after the event to prevent future similar eve

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Medication Safety Watch – Issue 17, April 2016

PUBLICATION: 12 Apr 2016, Medication Safety

Issue 17 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

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Medication Safety Watch – Issue 16, January 2016

PUBLICATION: 26 Jan 2016, Medication Safety

Issue 16 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

Medical ID bracelet incident timely med safety reminder

NEWS: 14 Sep 2015, Medication Safety

A recent case of a patient prescribed trimethoprim despite a MedicAlert® bracelet warning is a timely reminder of the importance of checking for previous allergies and adverse drug reaction

Open Book: CVC removal (July 2015)

PUBLICATION: 12 Aug 2015, Adverse Events

This Open Book report alerts providers to key findings of a recent review into central venous catheters (CVCs) for hospitalised patients.

New e-Incident management project kicks into action!

NEWS: 1 Sep 2014

Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region.

Medication Safety Watch - Issue 9, February 2014

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2014, Medication Safety

Issue 9 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

ALERT: Transdermal patches

PUBLICATION: 26 Sep 2019, Medication Safety

Purpose: To highlight the risks associated with the use of transdermal patches (both from the medicine and the delivery system).