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Investigation into the incorrect insertion of an intraocular lens

HSIB have released the full report into this investigation . 

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20 Nov

Notification of investigation: piped supply of medical air and oxygen

  • Written by: Communications Team

The Healthcare Safety Investigation (HSIB) has launched a new investigation after an incident where a patient was connected to the medical air supply instead of the oxygen supply.


Any person, group or organisation can share cases for potential investigation via the safety awareness form. Each submission is reviewed against our criteria, and an important part of assessment is whether we can learn something new that improves practice across the health system. We use a range of approaches focusing on establishing cause and identifying risk.

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