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NHS: Negligence

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 145794, tabled on 29 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his Answer of 24 November 2020 to Question 114179, if his Department will publish the findings of the Medicines Safety Improvement Board’s review of progress against the recommendations of the Short Life Working Group on reducing medication-related harm, conducted on behalf of the National Director of Patient Safety.

Answered on

23 February 2021

A report on the progress made in response to the recommendations of the short life working group was considered by the Medicines Safety Improvement Board in December 2020 in the context of the development of the National Patient Safety Strategy.

The Medicines Safety Improvement Programme’s website is being updated and will reflect the direction of travel for the programme and incorporate progress that has been made to date.