Hertfordshire hospital operated on wrong finger

Hertfordshire hospital operated on wrong finger
 

A hospital operated on the wrong finger in one of six serious incidents recorded by an NHS trust last year.
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs three hospitals, recorded six "never events" in 2017/18.
A never event is an "entirely avoidable" incident which could have caused a patient serious harm or death.
A spokesman for the trust said it dealt with 720,000 patients last year and the "vast majority" received "high quality, safe and effective care".
In another incident listed, a gall bladder bag was found inside a patient following... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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