FOI release

FOI Incidents from the Never Events report 2015/16

Information about the events in the report, including details of the medical intervention concerned and what went wrong.


FOI Incidents from the Never Events report 2015/16

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This request asked for a detailed summary for each incident listed in the report for Never Events for 2015/2016.

The request asked for details on the medical intervention in each case, and why the procedure was performed on the wrong patients or in the wrong way, or what items were left behind after surgery and how long those items were in place before they were removed.

NHS Improvement held this information and decided to release it.

Published 4 November 2016