Looking beyond the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework: investigation training from HSIB

Safety watchdog rolls out free online training for NHS staff in health and social care settings in England, who are involved in safety investigations.

NHS England’s new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) supports the key principles of a patient safety culture and represents a shift in the way the NHS responds to patient safety incidents.

To support NHS Trusts with implementing the new framework (and general investigation training), the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch are running a series of free investigation education courses. Course enrolment is now open.

PSIRF courses cover:

  • Involving those affected by patient safety incidents in the learning process
  • Level 2 - a systems approach to learning from patient safety incidents

General courses cover:

  • Investigative interviewing 
  • Safety investigation for strategic decision makers and senior leaders in healthcare

HSIB’s investigation education courses forms part of the reforms in patient safety improvements we are witnessing across health and social care with HSIB due to become the Health Services Safety Investigations Body in April 2023.

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