Patients: Safety

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered am ar 17 Ebrill 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Emma Lewell-Buck Emma Lewell-Buck Llafur, South Shields

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many never events occurred within NHS England in each year since 2019; and how many and what proportion of these incidents involved Physician Associates in each year.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Business and Trade) (Minister for Women)

Information on Never Events is published by NHS England, and all available data on Never Events is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/patient-safety/never-events-data/

NHS England does not collect specific data relating to Physician Associate involvement in Never Events, and as such the information is not held.

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