FAQ
Log In
Monday 26th September 2016
News
 › 
 › 

Blood poisoning investigation at Royal Bolton

28th February 2013

An investigation has been launched at the Royal Bolton Hospital into unusually high numbers of septicaemia deaths.

Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) confirmed the trust recorded 800 cases from March 2011 to April 2012, a figure which is four times higher than would have been expected in a trust similar in size. Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed it received information about an initial audit about potential discrepancies in the way the trust coded mortality information in 50 cases during that period.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Blood poisoning investigation at Royal Bolton
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 23819
Date Added: 28th Feb 2013

Sources

BBC News

Recent Related Articles

Rare burgers on BBQ food poisoning risk

CCGs spent thousands on interim directors last year

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2016