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National Patient Safety Agency


The National Patient Safety Agency leads and contributes to improved, safe patient care by informing, supporting and influencing the health sector.


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View the March 2012 publication of Patient Safety Incident Reports

On Friday 1 June 2012 the key functions and expertise for patient safety developed by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) transferred to the NHS Commissioning Board Special Health Authority.


This ensures patient safety is at the heart of the NHS and builds on the learning and expertise developed by the NPSA, driving patient safety improvement.


More about the transfer of the Patient Safety function