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Patients for Patient Safety Canada
Patients for Patient Safety Canada Launches Nationally
An average of 195,000 people in the USA died due to potentially preventable, in-hospital medical errors in each of the years 2000, 2001 and 2002
That's nearly one needless death every 3 minutes!
Saturday, May 01, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
An example of the swift response
to clear up ethical questions dealing with the
Sunday, April 11, 2010
after being given wrong information
on what consent had been given
Now, when you register or renew your health card at a ServiceOntario Office, you will be advised that only a “YES” to organ and tissue donation is being collected and stored in the OHIP database.",
Organ transplants: Relative ethics
Examining the ethics of transplants
21 April 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010
A nurse who secretly filmed for a Panorama programme exposing neglect of elderly patients in a hospital has been struck off the register with immediate effect.
It sometimes takes a few moments for common sense to prevail?
12 October 2009
A nurse who was struck off the register for secretly filming care for the elderly at a Brighton hospital has won her battle to return to work.
22 March 2010
Nurse Margaret Haywood blew the whistle on shocking care of elderly patients in Sussex by filming undercover. She was struck off, but the high court reinstated her last month.
You don't blow the whistle on colleagues and they don't on you!,
Monday, March 01, 2010
I remember the expressions
Are Windsor Hospitals really a perceived aberration, in that they perform less properly than other hospitals in other centers?
Rebecca Walberg on Brian Sinclair's
death in the ER and a
Manitoba Health cover-up
Standard Operating Procedures
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Pathologist suspended while tests reviewed
I wonder if the speed at which recommended safety procedures are being implemented are a good indication of the value that the medical profession's colleges et all places on their patients' well being?
How long have the recommendations for Surgical Checklists been ignored or ridiculed?
Province probes mistaken surgeries
The Ontario government has launched an external review into a number of botched medical procedures
This should give us as much comfort as
"Bill 31, Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004".
We need patient protection.
Fears grip Windsor
in wake of medical mistakes
Is the current system, in practical terms,
self regulating or self serving?
If there is any reason for doubt,
is that the reason we now have fear?
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Watchdog says failure by trusts to comply with alerts is 'unacceptable'
Common sense WHO guidelines are disregarded worldwide?!‽ millspeninsula ex
safety check during major operations could prevent millions of people around the world from suffering surgical complications and save the lives of thousands of patients, according to a new study published today."
Why has the Medical "Profession" apparently been so determined not to adapt a time proven procedure that has been perfected by real "professionals" in another public service, AIRCREW, in the military and airline passenger and air freight industry. Maybe, it might be that an error in one profession, normally only harms the recipient of the service, while in the other, both the recipient and the service provider are at risk when errors occur?
Look at this previous observation!
The lessons pilots can teach surgeons
Debrief sessions, like those carried out by pilots, could reduce surgery errors
24 January 2009
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
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