Protecting patients from harm
When we identify these issues, we work with frontline staff, patients, professional bodies and partner organisations to decide if we can influence or support others to act or, if we need to, we will issue a National Patient Safety Alert that sets out actions healthcare organisations must take to reduce the risk.
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Previous alerts (issued October 2019 to December 2013)
Patient safety alerts issued by our national patient safety team prior to the introduction of National Patient Safety Alerts in November 2019 can be found via the search section of the Central Alerting System (CAS) website.