NHS England Patient Safety Alert: Risk of death and serious harm from accidental ingestion of potassium permanganate preparations
A stage one patient safety alert has been issued by NHS England to raise awareness of the risk of serious harm or death from accidental ingestion of potassium permanganate preparations that are for external use. The alert was originally sent out in December (just prior to Christmas) so may have been missed in the busy season. Please ensure you view and your team are familiar with the alert. The alert can be viewed on the NHS England website.
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