Category Archives: Patient safety

Mistakes that I have made

The incident that I will reflect on involved a prescribing error in a 20 year old male psychiatric in- patient. He was being treated for a respiratory tract infection by me at a mental health hospital general clinic. The patient … Continue reading

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Patient safety in primary care

One of my research interests is patient safety in primary care. Patient safety incidents are an important and widespread problem in primary care. If we use a common definition of a patient safety incident (any unintended or unexpected incident which … Continue reading

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