Locum's errors prompt review

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 30 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:799
  1. John Warden

    Hospitals in Britain have been advised to apply “more robust standards” when appointing locums after investigations into numerous diagnostic errors by Dr Samuel Kiberu while he was working as a locum consultant histopathologist at two hospitals, in Grantham and Bassetlaw, between 1991 and 1993. The case may also result in new research into error rates in histopathology, because of a lack of comparative data.

    Dr Kiberu, who trained in …

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