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Patient safety resources

These resources range from alerts and guidance to toolkits and data reports and can help healthcare professionals improve patient safety in their organisation.

 

 

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Subscribe to email alerts from the Central Alerting System (CAS) here. This system includes Safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts, Dear Doctor letters and Medical Device Alerts.

 

Following the transfer of the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) to NHS Improvement on 1 April 2016, from 28 September 2016 the Organisational Patient Safety Incident Reports (OPSIR) and NRLS Quarterly Data Summaries (QDS) are now published on the NHS Improvement website. This begins with the publishing of the OPSIR October 2015 to March 2016 and the QDS reports for January to March 2016 and April to June 2016

 

Previous OPSIR and QDS data reports can still be found below.

TitleIssue dateType
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to December 201519 April 2016Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to September 201519 April 2016Data report
Supporting Information for Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - April...19 April 2016Data report
Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - data workbooks April 201619 April 2016Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to March 201523 September 2015Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to June 201523 September 2015Data report
Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - data workbooks September 201523 September 2015Data report
Supporting Information for Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports -...23 September 2015Data report
Supporting Information for Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - April...08 April 2015Data report
Organisational Patient Safety Incident Reports - data workbooks April 201508 April 2015Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to December 201408 April 2015Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to September 201408 April 2015Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to June 201422 October 2014Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to March 201421 October 2014Data report
Supporting information for Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports -...24 September 2014Data report
Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - data workbooks September 201424 September 2014Data report
Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - data workbooks April 201430 April 2014Data report
Supporting information for Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports - April...30 April 2014Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to June 201329 April 2014Data report
NRLS Quarterly Data Workbook up to December 201329 April 2014Data report