UK adverse incident trend reverses in 2005
This article was originally published in Clinica
Of the 7,862 adverse incident reports received by the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) during 2005, 2.8% involved a fatality and 16.9% a serious injury. A further 26.4% prompted in-depth MHRA investigations, and 28.7% were investigated by manufacturers under MHRA supervision. These are the figures released by the MHRA in its Adverse Incident Reports 2005 Device Bulletin.