Serious Incident reporting Criteria and Process

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Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act :

• Please can you share your serious incident reporting criteria and process

• Are all patients that are admitted to a caseload who die unexpectedly reported as a serious incident for the organisation?

• If not – what criteria do you use?

Yours faithfully,

Anne Chaplin

Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

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Dear Ms Chaplin

 

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Jannette Boss

Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

               

Contact Details:

External number:   01384 325002

Internal extension: 65002

 

Email: [2][email address]

 

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2^nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

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Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

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Dear Ms Chaplin

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust

 

Freedom of Information Request No: 3692

Further to your Freedom of Information request received on 4^th October
2018, I would like to offer my apologies for the delay in getting back to
you.   However, I am able to respond now and can confirm that the Trust
holds the requested information. Please find our response to your
following request in blue.

·         Please can you share your serious incident reporting criteria
and process

The Trust reports serious incidents in line with NHS England’s Serious
Incident framework

 

·         Are all patients that are admitted to a caseload who die
unexpectedly reported as a serious incident for the organisation?

In line with NHS England’s SI framework. The trust reports Acts and/or
omissions occurring as part of NHS-funded healthcare (including in the
community) that result in unexpected or avoidable death of one or more
people which includes suicide/self-inflicted death; and homicide by a
person in receipt of mental health care within the recent past as Serious
Incidents

 

·         If not – what criteria do you use?

Not Applicable.

 

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Trust’s decision was fair and meets the requirements of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and can be contacted via [2]www.ico.org.uk

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

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Telephone: 01625 545700

[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

 

 

Kind regards

 

 

 

Jannette

 

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Jannette Boss

Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

               

Contact Details:

External number:   01384 325002

Internal extension: 65002

 

Email: [5][email address]

 

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2^nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

 

Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act :

 

•           Please can you share your serious incident reporting criteria
and process

 

•           Are all patients that are admitted to a caseload who die
unexpectedly reported as a serious incident for the organisation?

 

•           If not – what criteria do you use?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Anne Chaplin

 

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