HSIB Report into the ‘Design and safe use of portable oxygen systems’

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has released its report into the ‘Design and safe use of portable oxygen systems'.

Following a number of incidents with medical oxygen gas cylinders the NHS released a Patient Safety Alert in January 2018.

Subsequently the HSIB conducted an investigation into the design and use of portable oxygen systems https://www.hsib.org.uk/investigations-cases/design-and-safe-use-portable-oxygen-systems 

The HSIB issued their final reports on 29 November 2018. https://www.hsib.org.uk/investigations-cases/design-and-safe-use-portable-oxygen-systems/final-report/  

For more information on the HSIB - www.hsib.org.uk

30 November 2018

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