GR40 Central Alerting System (CAS) Policy
All CWP staff
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.
Author and contact number
Health and Safety Advisor
0151 488 7765
Policy dates & history
30 June 2011
30 June 2016
Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee (PSESC)
Document Quality Group (DQG)