Safety Incident Management Team Report for NIMLT Case 50796

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/621033
Title:
Safety Incident Management Team Report for NIMLT Case 50796
Authors:
Health Service Executive
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
17-Jan-2017
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/621033
Abstract:
This is a report on the management of a patient safety incident involving BowelScreen and symptomatic colonoscopy services at Wexford General Hospital (WGH). The patient safety incident relates to the work of a Consultant Endoscopist (referred to as Clinician Y) employed by WGH who undertook screening colonoscopies on behalf of the BowelScreen Programme since the commencement of the screening programme in WGH in March 2013. Clinician Y also performed non-screening colonoscopies for the diagnosis of symptomatic patients as part of routine surgical service provision at WGH. The management of the patient safety incident was in accordance with the HSE Safety Incident Management Policy with particular reference to the HSE Guidelines for the Implementation a Look-back Review Process in the HSE (1-3).
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Keywords:
CANCER SCREENING; HOSPITALS; PATIENT SAFETY; COLONOSCOPY

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Service Executiveen
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-25T12:01:30Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-25T12:01:30Z-
dc.date.issued2017-01-17-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/621033-
dc.description.abstractThis is a report on the management of a patient safety incident involving BowelScreen and symptomatic colonoscopy services at Wexford General Hospital (WGH). The patient safety incident relates to the work of a Consultant Endoscopist (referred to as Clinician Y) employed by WGH who undertook screening colonoscopies on behalf of the BowelScreen Programme since the commencement of the screening programme in WGH in March 2013. Clinician Y also performed non-screening colonoscopies for the diagnosis of symptomatic patients as part of routine surgical service provision at WGH. The management of the patient safety incident was in accordance with the HSE Safety Incident Management Policy with particular reference to the HSE Guidelines for the Implementation a Look-back Review Process in the HSE (1-3).en
dc.languageeng-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en
dc.subjectCANCER SCREENINGen
dc.subjectHOSPITALSen
dc.subjectPATIENT SAFETYen
dc.subjectCOLONOSCOPYen
dc.titleSafety Incident Management Team Report for NIMLT Case 50796en
dc.typeReporten
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceMunsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
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