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Preventing avoidable harm in general practice

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The NHS aspires to provide the safest, most effective healthcare in the world. But every year a small number of patients are harmed, sometimes fatally, in incidents that could have been prevented, Anne Ward Platt explains

The majority of such incidents occur in secondary care, but a headline earlier this year ‘Anorexic died after errors at GP surgery’ was a stark reminder that patients can also be harmed, or even die, when things go wrong in general practice...

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