Describes the processes for managing safety incidents in the NHS screening programmes.


Managing safety incidents in NHS screening programmes

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Screening incident assessment form


These documents explain the incident management procedures for NHS screening programme providers and commissioners and provide a form for notifying incidents to the Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS).

Read this guidance alongside NHS England’s Serious Incident Framework.

Training for incident management

The Screening Incident Management Resource is available for health professionals working in NHS population screening.