Kate Andrews comments in the Telegraph
In the article Kate argues that it’s welcoming to see Oxfordshire hospitals taking steps to deliver more specialist staff training, to ensure that these kinds of ‘never events’ are better avoided. But the fact that such clinical mistakes are considered ‘largely preventable’ should be cause for alarm for the system as a whole. The NHS has been underperforming for years for its patients, ranking in the bottom third of comparisons for international health system performance.
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Further IEA reading: Universal Healthcare Without the NHS