Serious Incident Framework

April 29, 2015

Source:  NHS England

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Date of publicationMarch 2015

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell: The revised Serious Incident Framework from NHS England provides renewed guidance to help organisations respond to serious incidents appropriately.

Length of Publication:  1 web page

Signals: emerging issues from national review of serious patient safety incidents

November 28, 2010

Source:  National Reporting and Learning Service, NPSA

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Date of publication:  October 2010

Publicaton type:  Report

In a nutshell:  Key risks have been identified from a review by the Patient Safety division of the NPSA into serious incidents which have been reported to the NHS.  These issues are in the form of Signals.  10 new ones have been published including ‘Wrong site nerve block’; ‘Non-invasive ventilation’ and ‘Overdose of intravenous paracetamol in infants and children’.

Length of publication:  Webpage

Acknowledgements:  National Patient Safety Agency