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Risks of omitting Hib when administering Infanrix-IPVHib

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:11:21 GMT

Risks of omitting Hib when administering Infanrix-IPVHib



Risks of chest drain insertion

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:34:21 GMT

Risks of chest drain insertion



Risks with Intravenous Heparin Flush Solutions

Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:38:15 GMT

Risks with Intravenous Heparin Flush Solutions



Statement on 'Right patient, right blood' Competency Assessment

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:43:02 GMT

Statement on 'Right patient, right blood' Competency Assessment



Risks of incorrect dosing of oral anti-cancer medicines

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 20:34:52 GMT

Risks of incorrect dosing of oral anti-cancer medicines



Rapid Response Report 4: Fire Hazard with Paraffin Based Skin Products on Dressings and Clothing

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:28:00 GMT

Rapid Response Report 4 Fire Hazard with Paraffin Based Skin Products on Dressings and Clothing



Improving the safety of patients with established spinal injuries in hospital

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:04:39 GMT

Improving the safety of patients with established spinal injuries in hospital



Administering Vincristine

Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:44:46 GMT

Administering Vincristine



Potassium chloride concentrate solutions

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:02:04 GMT

Potassium chloride concentrate solutions



Update on the implementation of recommended safety controls for potassium chloride in the NHS

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:00:45 GMT

Update on the implementation of recommended safety controls for potassium chloride in the NHS



Crash Call

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:40:45 GMT

Crash Call



Methotrexate

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:55:29 GMT

Methotrexate



Safer practice with epidural injections and infusions

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 20:31:53 GMT

Safer practice with epidural injections and infusions



Reducing the risk of hyponatraemia when administering intravenous infusions to children

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:46:15 GMT

Reducing the risk of hyponatraemia when administering intravenous infusions to children



Promoting safer use of injectable medicines

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:45:12 GMT

Promoting safer use of injectable medicines



Promoting safer measurement and administration of liquid medicines via oral and other enteral routes

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:53:40 GMT

Promoting safer measurement and administration of liquid medicines via oral and other enteral routes



Reducing the harm caused by misplaced naso and orgastric feeding tubes in babies under the care of neonatal units

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:43:59 GMT

Reducing the harm caused by misplaced naso and orgastric feeding tubes in babies under the care of neonatal units



Improving emergency care for patients who breathe through their neck

Mon, 21 Sep 2009 18:21:42 GMT

Improving emergency care for patients who breathe through their neck



Vaccine incident - Review of a clinical incident in a PCT

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 20:53:19 GMT

Vaccine incident - Review of a clinical incident in a PCT



Protecting people with allergy associated with latex

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:34:37 GMT

Protecting people with allergy associated with latex



Improving infusion device safety

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:35:31 GMT

Improving infusion device safety



Ensuring safer practice with Repevax and Revaxis vaccines

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:40:24 GMT

Ensuring safer practice with Repevax and Revaxis vaccines



Being open when patients are harmed

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:33:48 GMT

Being open when patients are harmed.



Safer Patient Identification

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:38:12 GMT

Safer Patient Identification



National Patient Safety Agency alerts NHS to risks with high dose morphine and diamorphine injections

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:36:35 GMT

National Patient Safety Agency alerts NHS to risks with high dose morphine and diamorphine injections



Right patient, right blood new advice for safer blood transfusions

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:31:00 GMT

Right patient, right blood new advice for safer blood transfusions



Colour coding hospital cleaning materials and equipment

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:31:40 GMT

Colour coding hospital cleaning materials and equipment



Early identification of failure to act on radiological imaging reports

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:39:05 GMT

Early identification of failure to act on radiological imaging reports



Using bedrails safely and effectively

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:59:31 GMT

Using bedrails safely and effectively



Further advice: Standardising wristbands improves patient safety

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:44:06 GMT

Standardising wristbands improves patient safety



Improving compliance with oral methotrexate guidelines

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:58:17 GMT

Improving compliance with oral methotrexate guidelines



Correct Site Surgery

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:38:56 GMT

Correct Site Surgery



Advice to the NHS on reducing harm caused by the misplacement of nasogastric feeding tubes

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:57:04 GMT

Advice to the NHS on reducing harm caused by the misplacement of nasogastric feeding tubes



Actions that can make anticoagulant therapy safer

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:31:04 GMT

Actions that can make anticoagulant therapy safer



Rapid Response Report: Risk of confusion between cytarabine and liposomal cytarabine (Depocyte)

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:14:41 GMT

Rapid Response Report: Risk of confusion between cytarabine and liposomal cytarabine (Depocyte)



Rapid Response Report 2: Risk of confusion between non-lipid and lipid formulations of injectable amphotericin

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:22:20 GMT

Rapid Response Report 2: Risk of confusion between non-lipid and lipid formulations of injectable amphotericin



Emergency support in surgical units: Dealing with haemorrhage

Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:15:56 GMT

Emergency support in surgical units: Dealing with haemorrhage