Information relating to the purposes below will be retained in line with the Records Management Code of Practice for Health and Social Care 2016. For more information please follow this link.
When you use our services information about the care you receive is recorded in your health record. This information is required to make sure that we give you the best possible care and treatment.
Advice and guidance is provided to care providers to ensure that adult and children’s safeguarding matters are managed appropriately. Access to identifiable information will be shared in some limited circumstances where it’s legally required for the safety of the individuals concerned.
Serious Incident Management
NWAS work with provider and commissioning organisations to ensure effective governance and to learn from Serious Incidents. The Francis Report (February 2013) emphasised providers had a responsibility for ensuring the quality of health services provided.