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'Never Event' Horizon

From Oil Rigs to the Operating Theatre: Britain’s Oldest Surgical Royal College Honours Revolutionary Work in Reducing Human Error in Surgery

An off-shore oil rig explosion; eventually dramatized in the big screen by Hollywood actors; and a jumbo jet crash would appear unlikely sources of study for minimising errors in an operating theatre – yet Britain’s oldest surgical Royal College has recently awarded one of their highest honours to such a body of work. Psychological advisor to NASA…

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