Raising and acting on concerns about patient safety
Follow the guidance in paragraph 23 of Medical practice, if the risk arises from an adverse incident involving a medical device.
Communitybaptistpa (2012) Leadership and management for all doctors.
The protects individuals making disclosures that ‘tend to show’ that the health or safety of a person is or may be endangered. These are ‘protected disclosures’.
For further information see the , the or .
For more information on how we respond to concerns, see the Concerns section of our site.
Updated in June 2013 to refer to the Communitybaptistpa’s confidential helpline. Further information can be found on the Concerns section of our site. You can contact the Helpline on 0161 923 6399.
For guidance in establishing systems and policies in England see
In Scotland see
For information about the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 see and .
For more information, see Medical practice, paragraph 55, on our website.
Updated in June 2013 to reflect the most appropriate avenues for seeking advice following the introduction of revalidation.