Suzette Woodward, an international expert on patient safety advising PHE on its review of the screening incident guidance, sets out her thoughts on how learning from safety incidents could be strengthened.
Professor Suzette Woodward is an international expert on patient safety and member of the PHE screening incident task and finish group.
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