Culture change is not the only way to address mistakes in the NHS
Confessing to an error at work can be difficult for fear of the consequences, especially if these might include being struck off your professional register. So it is hardly surprising that some nurses can be reluctant to own up after realising that they have administered the wrong drug or an incorrect dosage.
Nursing Standard. 32, 28,3-3. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.28.3.s1
Published in print: 07 March 2018