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Many U.K. hospitals fail to report errors

The Guardian, March 10, 2009
Not all medical errors are being reported to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), established in 2001 to collect information on errors made by medical and other staff in the NHS. NHS officials are concerned about this trend—at least 10% of patients admitted to hospitals in England and Wales in recent years have sustained additional injuries or infections as a result of medical staff errors.