How do you record and deal with "near misses"

R West made this Freedom of Information request to Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you confirm how you deal with near misses for patient safety issues.

Do you have a policy on this subject.

How do you define near misses. How do you involve patients and carers in assessing near misses and learning to be gained from it.

How is learning from near misses put into practice across the Trust

How many near misses have you recorded in the last 3 years.

Do you collect data on reoccuring themes for near misses. Can you provide details of those themes

Thank You

Yours faithfully,

R West

Southern Health Freedom of Information, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr West

Thank you for your email and request for information.

Please find attached our letter of acknowledgement and confirmation that this request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Thank you

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Officer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Quality and Governance
6 Sterne Road
Tatchbury Mount
Calmore
Southampton
SO40 2RZ

Tel: 02380 874662
Email: [email address]
Web: www.southernhealth.nhs.uk

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Southern Health Freedom of Information, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr West

 

With reference to your recent request to the Trust under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

I am writing to you to update you on the progress of this matter.

 

I can confirm that we are collating information in respect to your request
under the Freedom of Information Act and advise that we are not yet in a
position to provide you with a response.

 

I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and confirm that we will
provide the relevant information as soon as possible.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Amanda Kimber

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Southern Health Freedom of Information,

Thank you for informing me of the delay

Yours sincerely,

R West

Southern Health Freedom of Information, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr West

 

We are writing to advise that the Trust is in a position to respond to
your request concerning “near misses”.

 

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in replying

 

Please find attached a copy of our response for your attention.

 

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Tatchbury Mount

Calmore

Southampton

SO40 2RZ

 

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