This shared insight discussed the changes to improve and streamline the investigation process for cases under the Early Notification (EN) Scheme (changes which came into effect from 1 April 2021).
These insights were shared at our fortnightly online forum for NHS professionals on 20 April 2021. To find out more please visit our Shared Insights hub.
For this session, we were delighted to be joined by Sangita Bodalia, Head of Early Notification (Legal) at NHS Resolution who discussed the changes to improve and streamline the investigation process for cases under the Early Notification (EN) Scheme (changes which came into effect from 1 April 2021).
We were also delighted to be joined by Sandy Lewis, Associate Director of Maternity Investigation Programme and Amanda Morgan, Regional Lead for Maternity Investigations (South) from HSIB who provided an update on the process for HSIB maternity investigations.
Together, Sangita, Sandy and Amanda discussed the interface between the HSIB and EN investigations.
Kelly Buckley, Senior Associate at Browne Jacobson also provided a Panel perspective and an overview of the process for those EN cases where it is appropriate for Panel to be instructed.
The Shared Insights were:
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