[Safer operating theatre: easier said than done].

  • Cor J Kalkman
  • Published 2008 in Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde


The Netherlands Health Care Inspectorate recently changed its approach to quality of care and patient safety from a reactive to a firmly proactive style. In two reports, the current perioperative processes in Dutch hospitals were scrutinised. Despite a highly-motivated workforce, the inspectorate detected a lack of standardisation, incomplete or… (More)