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addaword.gifdefinition of never event

noun
an event that should never occur in a healthcare setting, for example leaving a foreign object in a patient after surgery, or giving a patient the wrong drug resulting in death or serious disability
An inspection is under way at Derriford Hospital following seven reported "never events" in the last financial year.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/05/2013 13:30:00
Definition of never event from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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