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Patient care and treatment (including nutrition)

The National Reporting and Learning Service (NRLS) has produced resources to address a wide range of safety issues that can occur during patient treatment or procedures. This is in response to reports of patient safety incidents submitted to the Reporting and Learning System (RLS) from the NHS in England and Wales.


Resources include specific advice and guidance regarding surgery, for example the WHO surgical safety checklist.


Other resources include:


Use the box below to search for resources relating to patient treatment or procedures.


TitleIssue dateType
Protecting patients who are neck breathers07 March 2005Alert
Patient Safety Information: spinal cord lesion and bowel care15 September 2004Alert
Improving infusion device safety20 May 2004Alert