Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse - page 5

by StaffNurseMcS 10,621 Views | 40 Comments

Ive just been called a number of names and criticised for incident reporting that a colleague made a drug error despite it being clearly prescribed. This isn't her first error in fact its one of many but this one i felt needed to... Read More

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    If you are bullied or shunned for reporting errors, you have a culture issue. I would ask to see your culture of safety scores and inquire is something is being done about it. How can things be fixed if no one knows about it? It's a rare case in a just culture that someone willfully makes an error. Usually there's a system issue involved. No one will report until the culture changes and that has to come from the top down.