GR40 Central Alerting System (CAS) Policy


Category
Governance and risk management
Code
GR40
Issue No
Issue 1

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

The Central Alerting System (CAS) is operated by the Department of Health (DH) and is a means of sending important safety and device and equipment alerts to a nominated person in each health or social care setting.

All alerts must be actioned appropriately and actions completed stated on the CAS site by the nominated CAS Officer. All staff have a responsibility to implement the requirements of safety information and this document sets out those responsibilities.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Health and Safety Advisor
0151 488 7765


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

30 June 2011

Review Date

30 June 2016

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee (PSESC)

Ratification

Document Quality Group (DQG)


Appendices

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