National Guidance on Learning from Deaths

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Guidance to help standardise and improve the way acute, mental health and community Trusts identify, report, review, investigate and learn from deaths, and engage with bereaved families and carers. Produced by the National Quality Board (NQB).


Framework for NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts on identifying, reporting, investigating and learning from deaths in care.


A suggested dashboard which provides a format for data publication by Trusts.