This document contains the following information: Learning from tragedy, keeping patients safe: overview of the Government’s action programme in response to the recommendations of the Shipman Inquiry
This paper summarises two other documents which are available separately: i) the Government’s White Paper to reform the regulation of health professionals (Cm 7013, ISBN 9780101701327); and ii) the Government’s response to the recommendations of four reports relating to the abuse of trust by health professionals, published as Cm 7015, ISBN 9780101701525). (The reports are: the fifth report of the Shipman Inquiry (Cm 6394-I/II/III, ISBN 9780101639422) and the reports of the Ayling (Cm 6298, ISBN 9780101629829), Neale (Cm 6315, ISBN 9780101631525) and Kerr/Haslam Inquiries (Cm 6640-I and II, ISBN 9780101664028))
This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.