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Japan plans to monitor medical mishaps

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:69
  1. Joe Lamar
  1. Tokyo

    The Japanese health and welfare ministry is drawing up new rules to deal with medical malpractice in response to a rising number of accidents at hospitals. In the first plan of its type, the ministry will spell out procedures for reporting unexpected deaths or injuries among patients receiving …

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