Table 2

 Wards audited indicating whether or not authorised to stock strong potassium chloride solution

Wards and departmentsNo of authorised areas visitedNo of unauthorised areas visitedTotal visitedKCl found in unauthorised areaRecording error found in at least one entry in book
Accident & emergency551014
Coronary care124161
High dependency64102
Intensive care281294
Medical2535511
Obstetrics3253
Paediatric5611
Renal unit2241
Surgical035352
Special care baby unit10010
Theatre – recovery761322
Theatre – anaesthetics2241
Other055
Total82125207520