Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017

Statement in relation to open disclosure procedure and application of section 10 to information and apology

11. (1) A health services provider shall prepare a statement in writing of—

(a) the procedure for making an open disclosure of a patient safety incident pursuant to, and in accordance with, this Part, and

(b) the manner in which section 10 applies to the restrictions on the use, pursuant to this Part, of information provided, and any apology made, at the open disclosure meeting, the additional information meeting, or the information provided in a clarification under section 19 and any statements in writing provided in respect of those meetings or that clarification.

(2) The Minister may make guidelines in respect of the form of the statement referred to in subsection (1).