Duty of Candour consultation to be launched | Newry Times

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Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Politics

Health Minister Robin Swann has confirmed a public consultation will be held on policy proposals for a Statutory Duty of Candour.

 

Duty of Candour consultation to be launched - Newry Times - Newry newspapers

 

The consultation will open on 12 April and run for a period of 16 weeks.

 

 

The Minister detailed the plans in a written statement to the Assembly.

He also updated MLAs on the work being taken forward to implement the recommendations of the Public Inquiry into Hyponatraemia Related Deaths (IHRD).

In the written statement, the Minister said, “A Statutory Duty of Candour would create a legal responsibility for all healthcare organisations and individual staff, to be honest when things go wrong.”

 

 

The written statement is published on the Department’s website.

 

 

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