Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Ceisteanna (377)

Seán Fleming

Ceist:

377. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health when section 4 of the Civil Liability Amendment Act 2014 will be commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9947/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

Part 4 of the Civil Liability (Amendment ) Act 2017 which provides for the voluntary open disclosure of patient safety incidents was signed into law in November  2017. 

Work has commenced on the drafting of Regulations to accompany Part 4 of the Act.  Consultation with the various stakeholders including the Health Service Executive, HIQA and the the Regulators is underway. It is intended to commence Part 4 in the near future.