NPSA RRR on Oxygen Safety in Hospitals

1st Oct 2009

The National Patient Safety Agency issued a Rapid Response Report on Oxygen safety in hospitals, on the 29th September 2009. Oxygen is commonly used in the hospital setting and can save lives, however, there is a potential for serious harm and even death if it is not administered and managed appropriately. Please read the attached documents for further details on actions required from practitioners:

RRR-Oxygen-safety-2009[1].09.29_v1.pdf

The NPSA is also hosting a webinar on Wednesday 7 October to assist with the implementation of the RRR. For further details please read the following document:

RRR on oxygen safety in hospitals_20091001.pdf


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