36 Patients Die due to Hospital Medication Blunders
According to an official report, 36 patients died and nearly 2000 suffered 'moderate to severe harm' due to the mistakes in the drug prescribed and given in the hospitals.// These are just a few of them.
Above 41,000 'medication errors' were recorded in all 173 NHS trusts in England during th...
Epidural Mistakes Proves To Be Fatal Blunders
Epidurals are usually given during childbirth to ease the pain during labor. But such epidurals proved to be fatal due to hospital blunders
//. The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) in response has issued warnings to doctors and midwives over the drug usage. Statistics show that about 200 error...
Patient Safety Not Addressed by NHS
... according to new data from the Commission.
The Commission blames "inconsistent" standards nationwide for high levels of infections, medication blunders
and clinical negligence in its annual State of Healthcare report that was published today. In addition they have noted a lack of dignity and respect f...
'Bottled' Contamination And a Brewing Battle
...ronment (CSE), a Delhi-based NGO, carrying out public- interest research, has once again cautioned millions of consumers on one of modernity’s gravest blunders
- Coke. Their recent studies have decisively revealed that these drinks, which are the brand ambassadors of the West, are unsafe and unhealthy, render...
Drug Trial Victims to Sue Firm
...d to intensive care with multiple organ failures. //
Nav Modi, 24, and five other youngsters are claiming millions of pounds for the devastating blunders
made during the trial conducted by Paraxel in May. Their heads swelled like baloons and organs failed after being given TGN 1412 at Northwick Park Hos...
Mammoth Goof ups by NHS cost dear to one million victims!
... A succinct report has laid unbelievable blunders
on the table which speaks of patients who have fallen prey to NHS slip-ups or have just escaped by the skin of their teeth//.
There has been misi...
Parents Outraged Over Doctor’s Bunglin
... diagnosed over 600 children with epilepsy since 1993. // Parents are objecting to the doctor being permitted to continue his practice in spite of the blunders
he has committed, by the General Medical Council. The Leicester Epilepsy Parents' Group has called this decision a scandal as he will endanger the liv...
'No time to lose' to start thinking sustainability
... meaning of sustainability and outlines its three required conditions -- endurance, cleanliness and community -- and discusses sustainability thinking blunders
and what he calls the ten tenets of sustainability thinking and behavior.
In the much longer Part Two, Doppelt considers how humans think and how p...
Don't forget UW's role in economic development
...legislators have declared the latest UW System budget proposal as "dead on arrival" in the Capitol. They're justifiably angry over what they see as UW blunders
and even arrogance, and they're not willing to spend a lot more on the university until a yet-to-be-prescribed amount of crow is eaten by the Board o...
Compliance at HP - Pretexting paranoia
...t utilizes their full potential, yet underemployment is seldom talked about.
What we do have is a lack of true leaders, and it shows by magnificent blunders
like this. Don't tarnish the name of a good corporation. Tarnish the names of the pseudo-executives that should have never risen to the rank they did,...