In 2007 a headline in the Sunday Times proclaimed that junior doctors “risk lives with prescriptions” . Clearly concerns about the safety of junior doctors are no longer restricted to professional reports or journals [2, 3]. To put these concerns into context, a standard of 99% reliability in the aviation industry would result in 13 aircraft crashing at Heathrow every day, yet the reliability of prescribing and medicine administration is well below 75%, with reports of 1-2 errors every drug round per day …..
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Clinical Skills|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|