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BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7250.1622/b (Published 17 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1622

NHS to adopt early warning system: Chief Medical Officer Liam Donaldson this week announced a new scheme for England obliging hospital trusts and general practices to report mistakes and untoward incidents to a central register. He said that such a system might have spotted the problems in Swindon and other parts of the west of England—revealed this week—in which locum …

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