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Identification of individual patients

  • 5.1.1 Use of an organisation-wide patient identification system is regularly monitored

  • 5.1.2 Action is taken to improve compliance with the patient identification matching system

  • 5.2.1 The system for reporting, investigating and analysis of patient care mismatching events is regularly monitored

  • 5.2.2 Action is taken to reduce mismatching events

  • 5.3.1 Inpatient bands are used that meet the national specification for patient identification bands

Processes to transfer care

  • 5.4.1 A patient identification and matching system is implemented and regularly reviewed as part of structured clinical handover, transfer and discharge processes

Processes to match patients and their care

  • 5.5.1 A documented process to match patients and their intended treatment is in use

  • 5.5.2 The process to match patients to any intended procedure, treatment or investigation is regularly monitored

  • 5.5.3 Action is taken to improve the effectiveness of the process for matching patients to their intended procedure, treatment or investigation

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