Posts Tagged ‘Never events’

Surgeon struck off for accidentally removed a woman’s ovary instead of her appendix

A surgeon who accidentally removed a woman's ovary instead of her appendix has been struck off after being branded a 'danger to patients'. Dr Lawal Haru...

Continuing levels of NHS ‘never events’ a disgrace, says Patients Association

More than 1,000 NHS patients in England in the past four years have suffered from medical mistakes so serious they should never happen, according to analys...

Plymouth hospital: formal warning after ‘never events’

A hospital has failed to ensure the safety of patients, the care watchdog has said, after an investigation into eight serious mistakes in the past year. P...