Policy Number

AD-QR-010

Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents - Policy - NSHA-AD-QR-010

Description

This policy is part of Nova Scotia Health’s system to address Patient Safety Incidents, including the Patient Safety Incident Management Policy and Quality Review Policy. The Patient Safety Incident Management Policy requires that where Disclosure of a Patient Safety Incident is required, this policy – Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents – must be followed.

As such, this policy and accompanying procedure provide coordinated processes for Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents with the goal to make improvements to health care and to limit or prevent the recurrence of Patient Safety Incidents.

Related Documents

Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents - Procedure - NSHA AD-QR-010.01
Patient Safety Incident Management - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-015
Quality Review - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-005