Policy Updates

Document Modified Date: 09/04/2021 17:49

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: GHS08

This policy has been updated to reflect the updated guidance from the CQC about duty of candour and notifiable safety incidents, a link has been added to the underpinning knowledge section. Section 5.4 has been updated to include the 3 criteria which must be met for an incident to be a notifiable safety incident. The definition of harm and the definition of a notifiable safety incident have been added. A new significant events register is also available in the QCS Resource Centre. Existing references have been reviewed and updated.

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