Table 5

Types of patient safety incidents reported by intervention and control practices at baseline (in total n=24) and 12 months after randomisation (in total n=225)

Incident typeAt baselineAt 12 months
Intervention (10 reports)Control (14 reports)Intervention (131 reports)Control (94 reports)
Medication incidents133923
Vaccination incidents12128
Other treatment incidents1135
Investigation incidents243838
Diagnostic decision incidents0042
Office administration incidents7128971
Equipment/environment incidents04918
Communication incidents264828
Financing incidents0043
Workforce and organisation of care incidents0241
  • Incidents were classified several times when applicable. Patient safety incidents were classified in accordance with a slightly modified version of the International Taxonomy of Medical Errors in Primary Care from the LINNEAUS-PC Collaboration.28