NUHT

AcronymDefinition
NUHTNewham University Hospital Trust (primary care trust; UK)
NUHTNottingham University Hospitals Trust (UK)
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Incidents at NUHT included a nerve block being administered to the wrong eye before cataract operation surgery, and an incision for spinal surgery being extended to the next disc, leaving the patient with a longer scar.
An NUHT spokesperson said the figures needed to be viewed in the context "of the many hundreds of thousands of care/procedural actions taken in a hospital setting", adding: "Each involved an error by the attending clinical practitioner and documented accordingly to ensure consistent adherence to procedural routine reinforced with lessons learnt.
Ann Hovey, of NUHT Cymru, said yesterday the union would be fully supporting the head, who refutes the allegation and has been away from work since last week's incident.