We are clear: any preventable harm to patients is unacceptable. However rare these incidents are, never should mean never and avoiding such errors should be the priority of every surgeon.
The Royal College of Surgeons, alongside NHS England, is currently running a 'never events' in surgery survey to find out what can be done better and to help us put an end to such errors.
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