Medical incident reporting needs a global online systemBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6166 (Published 15 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6166
- Michael W Denning, acute care common stem anaesthetics core trainee year 21
- 1Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7QB, UK
As an ex-Royal Marine helicopter pilot and anaesthetics trainee I think that incident reporting is the one area where we can, and must, learn from an effective military system.1 The reporting of medical and surgical incidents is currently a mysterious and tribal procedure, with specialties and subspecialties reporting through their own journals and online systems. But does the information …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial