FAQ: Recording significant events – Enhanced

If you have been involved in a serious significant event that caused harm, or had the potential to cause harm, you may find the process of enhanced significant event analysis helpful.

‘Significant event analysis’ here is different from a ‘significant event’ for the purposes of appraisal and revalidation; this is the name given to this very enlightened and useful form of incident analysis by its developers at NHS Education for Scotland and the Health Foundation.’

SEA – Enhanced significant event analysis

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If you have come across something that hasn’t yet led to any harm, try using our other AppraisalAid SEA ‘Standard’ template.

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