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HSIB says NHS must do more to reduce the risk of wrong patient surgery in outpatient settings

United Kingdom - June 4 2021 Patient safety investigator, HSIB, has recommended that NHS England and NHS Improvement review the risks relating to patient identification in…

Learning from Litigation Claims - GIRFT and NHS Resolution’s new guide for NHS trust managers and staff

United Kingdom - May 7 2021 Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT), the national programme working to improve NHS medical care, has collaborated with the NHS defence organisation…

HSIB calls for better NHS systems to reduce harm to patients from failure to book follow-up appointments

United Kingdom - May 7 2021 Healthcare watchdog, the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch or HSIB, has called for NHS trusts to improve the reliability of their systems for…

HSIB’s report highlights risk of brain and psychological injury from inadvertent administration of residual IV drugs

United Kingdom - March 5 2021 Healthcare safety watchdog, HSIB, has asked the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) to update its guidance on the safe use of intravenous (IV)…

International compensation claims - does here or there make a difference?

United Kingdom - December 8 2020 Injuries happen when and where we least expect them, but when they do, it is important to know how and where to make a claim for compensation. The…