TITLE

Financial penalties for preventable medical errors in United Kingdom

AUTHOR(S)
George, Caroline
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/5/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 6, pE312
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the financial penalties to be given among hospitals and health facilities in Great Britain which will be found guilty of medical error practices. It says that the Department of Health expanded the list of preventable incidents or never events into 25, including wrong gas administration, insulin maladministration, and air embolism. It also states that the cost recovery level will be left on the negotiation between national health trusts and health commissioners.
ACCESSION #
60159936

 

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