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Anger as operation blunders are revealed by Scots NHS boards

PATIENTS’ groups reacted with fury yesterday after it emerged 35 Scots have been victims of operation blunders in the last five years.
Mistakes include one patient having a needle put into the wrong side of their chest in an emergency procedure and others having operations on the incorrect part of their head.
Four out of Scotland’s 14 health boards admitted operating on the wrong body parts.
NHS Tayside revealed they had 20 incidents in which staff had incorrectly carried out operations or procedures on the wrong part of their body – but could not provide details.

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