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  1. The NHS in England is one of the only healthcare systems in the world that is this open and transparent about patient safety incident reporting, particularly around Never Events. We are clear that we need to openly tackle these issues, not ignore them.

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  2. A new medical examiner system is being rolled-out across England and Wales to provide greater scrutiny of deaths.

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  3. This strategy describes how the NHS will continuously improve patient safety, building on the foundations of a safer culture and safer systems.

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  4. All Medicines Safety Improvement Programme activities are currently being reviewed to support the national COVID-19 response. The key objective is to provide maximum support to frontline colleagues in the NHS and the community.

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  5. A programme to support improvement in the quality and safety of maternity and neonatal units across England - formerly known as the Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative.

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  6. The National Patient Safety Improvement Programmes (SIPs) collectively form the largest safety initiative in the history of the NHS. They support a culture of safety, continuous learning and sustainable improvement across the healthcare system.

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  7. These alerts require action to be taken by healthcare providers to reduce the risk of death or disability.

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  8. Supporting learning to prevent recurrence of harm.

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  9. This web page provides a single homepage for standardised NHS tools and templates related to patient safety incident investigation (PSII).

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  10. To support the NHS to further improve patient safety, we are preparing for the introduction of a new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), outlining how providers should respond to patient safety incidents and how and when a patient safety investigation should be conducted.

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  11. The number and proportion of admitted patients (aged 16 and over at the time of admission) in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2019/20.

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  12. Analysis of the patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) up to December 2019.

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  13. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 April to 30 September 2019 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 30 November 2019.

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  14. Data workbooks and explorer tool based on incidents reported by NHS providers in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS).

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  15. Data workbooks on all patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS).

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