Prevention is Better Than Cure: Learning from Adverse Events in Healthcare
Valerie McGurk Practice development nurse in paediatrics, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Healthcare is inherently risky because of its complex nature and the human fallibility of practitioners. This excellent read details some situations that have resulted in adverse incidents, and considers why they happened.
Nursing Standard. 32, 21, 34-34. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.34.s26