Incidents of interest may include incidents which are new, unusual, or which appear to be occurring frequently or at a higher frequency than usual. So that learning from incidents can inform risk mitigation, our Clinical Risk Unit may issue advice in relation to these incidents.
New Patient Safety Notification
Managing the Risk of Choking
Based on analysis of incidents on NIMS relating to choking issues, we have prepared advice to help enhance safe practice and reduce the risk of adverse outcomes during clinical care, in consultation with the HSE, Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists, and Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute.View now
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Patient Safety Notifications
In line with our risk management mandate, from time to time, the State Claims Agency will issue Patient Safety Notifications to the health and social care sector to share learning from incident analysis and provide advice to inform risk mitigation and help enhance patient safety.