A: Post completion evaluation for the alert ‘Risk of death and severe harm from ingesting superabsorbent polymer gel granules’

Closed 17 Aug 2020

Opened 20 Jul 2020

Overview

 As part of our commitment to continually learn and improve National Patient Safety Alerts, the national patient safety team is keen to understand how organisations responded to the Patient safety alert ‘Risk of death and severe harm from ingesting superabsorbent polymer gel granules’  (NatPSA/2019/002/NHS) issued in November 2019.

 We regularly seek insight into how patient safety alerts are managed and take up feedback and suggestions for maintaining and improving the advice and guidance we issue.

Why We Are Consulting

Our records show that your organisation stated compliance as ‘Action Not Required’. By answering the following questions, we are seeking your help to better understand how organisations have responded to the alert. Your responses will shed light on widespread practice with a potential for wider national learning and improvement.

What Happens Next

Your responses will shed light on widespread practice with a potential for wider national learning and improvement.