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# Patient Safety Bill

Last month
May 2023
# Healthcare
Patient Safety Bill, which aims to create 'culture' of transparency, signed into law
The Bill will require healthcare providers to disclose certain serious safety incidents to patients or their families.
This year
# Healthcare
Patient Safety Bill long-sought by campaigners passes final stages in Oireachtas
The bill will require healthcare providers to disclose certain serious safety incidents where there previously was no obligation.
# Patient Safety Bill
Campaigners hail passing of Patient Safety Bill and say it'll help people 'find out the truth'
The Bill will make it mandatory for people to be told that they have a right to a review of their cancer screening results.
Last year
# CervicalCheck
Patient Safety Bill to be amended after TDs raise concerns
The amendment relates to a draft law being fast-tracked in memory of the late campaigner Vicky Phelan.
# Health
Open disclosure change agreed for Patient Safety Bill
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got Government approval to introduce an amendment to the text of the Patient Safety Bill at the Report Stage.
All time
# Patient Safety Bill
Patient Safety Bill put forward by Simon Harris has been approved by Cabinet
This Bill would make it mandatory for the health service provider to put forward information on incidents of patient safety.
# health minister
Wrong site surgery and patient death: Harris wants to make open disclosure mandatory in serious cases
The country’s open disclosure policy was put back into the spotlight in the wake of the CervicalCheck controversy.