NGPod a Guiding Light in Safety

In the UK, there were 2,397 incidents relating to incorrect nasogastric tube placement between August 2005 and February 2008, resulting in 6 deaths.

In the US, nearly 500,000 tubes (NG and PEG) are misplaced every year. Between 1993 and 2014, there were 1750 malpractice cases relating to placement of tubes.

In the UK and US, between 2-4% of all tubes are misplaced.

The NGPod...

  • Facilitates safe NG tube placement confirmation
  • No aspiration or x-ray needed
  • Improved patient experience
  • Easy to use with quick results
  • Positive health economics
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The work we are doing with NGPod Global will revolutionise the way we look after patients with nasogastric tubes

Tracey Early Consultant Nutrition Nurse, Royal Preston Hospital.