AN AUDIT OF REPORTED OPIATE ERRORS IN NORTHUMBRIA HEALTHCARE TRUST, 2012

@inproceedings{Grogan2014ANAO,
  title={AN AUDIT OF REPORTED OPIATE ERRORS IN NORTHUMBRIA HEALTHCARE TRUST, 2012},
  author={Eleanor Grogan and Laura Norris and Rebecca Parker},
  year={2014}
}
Background Opiates are frequently identified in medication incidents resulting in severe harm or death. The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) collects data pertaining to this and has made relevant recommendations. Aims To identify and systematically review errors in high risk opiate prescribing and/or administration in Northumbria Healthcare Trust, 2012, in order to inform patient safety recommendations locally. Methods The audit identified all errors reported via the trust9s electronic… CONTINUE READING