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MPs call for database of adverse incidents

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 27 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1392
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    MPs in England have recommended that the Department of Health should maintain a national database of “adverse clinical incidents” in the NHS.

    In its latest report, the House of Commons's health select committee found that a feature of the current system for handling “things which have gone wrong” in medical care was that there …

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