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Sunday 15 September 2019
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NHS mistakes in line with Europe

The NHS in England and Wales is in line with the health services of other European countries in regard to the number of patients affected by mistakes, a health watchdog has said.

A database used by staff to report errors and "near misses" shows the vast majority of incidents result in low or no harm to patients, according to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA).