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#open disclosure

# open-disclosure - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Open disclosure change agreed for Patient Safety Bill
# Health
# Health

Open disclosure change agreed for Patient Safety Bill

Nov 29th 2022, 9:18 PM 8,934 Views 0 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got Government approval to introduce an amendment to the text of the Patient Safety Bill at the Report Stage.

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Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear'
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# Mandatory

Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear'

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 21,190 Views 23 Comments

Healthcare providers will have a duty to disclose serious patient safety incidents and failure to comply could result in a fine or imprisonment.

HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong

Nov 12th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,958 Views 10 Comments

‘Open disclosure’ made headlines in recent months due to the CervicalCheck controversy.

Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal?
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# CervicalCheck

Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal?

May 1st 2018, 5:10 PM 10,703 Views 21 Comments

What are the obligations to tell a patient when a mistake has been made in their healthcare?

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain

Nov 12th 2015, 10:16 AM 6,888 Views 70 Comments

“The director of patient safety is somebody I want to run into in the lift every other day, it’s not somebody I want to meet in a formal meeting once every two months or six months.”

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

Feb 8th 2014, 5:11 PM 6,561 Views 17 Comments

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.