Letters Never events

Details of “never” events should be generally accessible

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3645 (Published 05 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3645
  1. Denis Wilkins, retired surgeon and non-executive trust board member1
  1. 1Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK
  1. denis.wilkins{at}btopenworld.com

Where can surgeons in UK hospitals, who are leading the delivery of services, easily find and learn from “never” events like the one reported by Dyer?1

Through its own voluntary reporting and publication system (www.coress.org.uk), the …

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