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Lookback Policy

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2007_075

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Clinical/ Patient Services - Incident management
Population Health - Infection Control

Summary
The policy is to ensure a consistent, coordinated and timely approach for notification and management of potentially/affected patients when necessary.

Date of Publication: 28 September 2007

Replaces:

  • Lookback [PD2006_070]
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Declared, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, Dental Schools and Clinics, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: All staff, including managers, clinicians

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Dental Schools and Clinics, Divisions of General Practice, Environmental Health Officers of Local Councils, Government Medical Officers, Health Associations Unions, Health Professional Associations and Related Organisations, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Private Nursing Homes, Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 30 June 2017

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 06/3861

Status: Active

File link: Lookback Policy
File size: 110Kb

Lookback Policy

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