Doctors told patients may have had 10 times intended drug dose

SA Health CEO Chris McGowan says a review is underway into a software glitch that added an extra digit on hospital scripts

Doctors at several large public hospitals have been warned that their patients may have received 10 times their medication dose in error after a software upgrade caused a “serious” computer glitch.

Chris McGowan
Chris McGowan.

An urgent memo was sent to clinicians at at least three SA hospitals on Wednesday night, warning them of problems with the Sunrise electronic medical