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CDO in England announces that the Never Events list has been updated

The CDO in England, Sara Hurley, has written to the profession outlining that wrong tooth extraction should now be reported as a patient safety incident, rather than a Never Event. The bulletin outlines how wrong tooth extraction is unacceptable and should not be normalised though is not completely unavoidable. The bulletin contains specific information relating to this and can be accessed here. iComply members should update their Serious Incidents Policy (M 233-SUI) to reflect this change.