FOI release

FOI Patient safety alert

Information about the patient safety alert issued in September 2016


FOI Patient safety alert

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The request was for information about the patient safety alert issued in September 2016 concerning the “Restricted use of open systems for injectable medicines”.

NHS Improvement held some of the information requested and decided to release the information it held.

Published 12 April 2017