Preventing adverse events
Clinical Previous     Next

Preventing adverse events

Roseanne Shorthall Pseudonym, Hospital assessment unit in the West Midlands

ROSEANNE SHORTHALL reflects on a potentially adverse event that occurred when she was a nursing student to demonstrate how communication failures can hamper patient care

In 1999, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) was established to promote clinical effectiveness through best practice and the promotion among front line staff of evidence based guidelines.

Emergency Nurse. 15, 3, 26-28. doi: 10.7748/en2007.

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to the website and the online archive
  • Bi-monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Already subscribed? Log in

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now