Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure
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.