Ongoing columns: Perinatal Patient SafetyObstetrical “Never Events”Simpson, Kathleen Rice PhD, RN, FAANAuthor Information Kathleen Rice Simpson is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN . Dr. Simpson can be reached via e-mail atKRSimpson@prodigy.net. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March-April 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 2 - p 136 Buy Certain things should never happen that could threaten patient safety in a perinatal setting. Here they are. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.