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Directions on the transfer of patient safety function to the NHS Commissioning Board Authority

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These Directions came into force on 1 June 2012. The Directions to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) have been amended to reflect the…

These Directions came into force on 1 June 2012.

The Directions to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) have been amended to reflect the transfer of the NPSA’s patient safety function to the NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) on 1 June 2012.

The Directions to the NHS CBA have been amended to reflect the Authority’s responsibility, from 1 June 2012, for the patient safety function previously undertaken by the NPSA.

The Directions to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have been amended to reflect that the oversight role for the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) has transferred from NPSA to the NHS CBA on 1 June 2012.

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