Patient safety review and response case studies by clinical specialty

This page shows case studies, listed by clinical specialty, of where the National Patient Safety Team worked with partners to address issues identified through its review of recorded patient safety events.

You can find out more about our processes for identifying new and under recognised patient safety issues on our using patient safety events data to keep patients safe and reviewing patient safety events and developing advice and guidance web pages.

Urgent/emergency care

General medicine

Intensive care

Obstetrics and gynaecology/midwifery

Paediatrics and child health


Primary care