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CAMPAIGN FOR A STATUTORY DUTY OF CANDOUR IN HEALTHCARE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1163: tabled on 23 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 were introduced without debate and included a statutory duty to report serious patient safety incidents to the National Patient Safety Agency but no corresponding duty to be open and honest with patients or their families about the same incident; and calls for the introduction of a statutory duty of candour with patients and relatives.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.