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Thursday, October 11 2018

More than 260,000 diabetes inpatients experienced a medication error during their hospital stay last year - putting them at risk of lasting harm or death.
According to Diabetes UK, 9,600 inpatients experienced a serious and potentially life-threatening episode of hypoglycaemia because of poor insulin management while they were in hospital.
Full report: https://news.sky.com/story/unacceptable-hospital-mistakes-put-9600-diabetic-lives-in-danger-11521083
Elsewhere:
Diabetic patients in NHS hospitals are being put at risk of serious harm or death as a lack of specialist staff contributed to 260,000 medication errors last year, charities have warned.
Full report: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/diabetes-patients-nhs-hospitals-risk-life-threatening-errors-a8573046.html