Guidance

Managing safety incidents in NHS screening programmes

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

Documents

Managing safety incidents in NHS screening programmes

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Screening incident assessment form

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Screening incident assessment form (word)

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Details

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.

Published 1 March 2015
Last updated 9 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated version of 'Managing incidents in NHS screening programmes' document to include appendix 2.
  2. Added updated version of screening incident assessment form and guidance document.
  3. Updated versions of both documents added.
  4. New version, October 2015.
  5. Added the screening incident assessment form.
  6. First published.