Response to the Department of Health 'safe space' consultation


03 / 01 / 2017

Read our response to the Department of Health's consultation on providing a safe space in healthcare safety investigations. 

Key points include:

  • encouraging a learning culture
  • challenges and unintended consequences
  • language and tone
  • Freedom of information and Data Protection
  • statutory guidance and principles 
  • impact on individuals sharing protected characteristics under the Equality Act
  • information shared with patents and their families.

The full consultation document can be found on the GOV.UK website. 

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