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From TheJournal.ie Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear' Mandatory

Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear'

Healthcare providers will have a duty to disclose serious patient safety incidents and failure to comply could result in a fine or imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong Open Disclosure

HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong

‘Open disclosure’ made headlines in recent months due to the CervicalCheck controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal? CervicalCheck

Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal?

What are the obligations to tell a patient when a mistake has been made in their healthcare?

From TheJournal.ie Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain Open Disclosure

Leo wants to make it easier for patients to complain

“The director of patient safety is somebody I want to run into in the lift every other day, it’s not somebody I want to meet in a formal meeting once every two months or six months.”

From TheJournal.ie New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.