United Kingdom: Duty of candour extended

On 1 April 2015, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 extended a new duty of candour, which was introduced in November last year for NHS bodies, to all service providers of regulated (health care) activities.

The nature of the duty and the types of notifiable safety incidents are described in an article by Francesca Hodgson.

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