Just and learning culture charter
Our Just and learning culture charter has been developed as a resource to support the creation of a person-centred workplace that is compassionate, safe and fair when care in the NHS goes wrong. It evolved out of our first Being fair publication in 2019 and …
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Duty of candour animation
Our duty of candour animation offers guidance on the importance of being open and honest. Being open and honest with patients and those close to them is always the right thing to do and is often referred to as the duty of candour. We have …
Duty of Candour virtual forum
On 8 September 2022, the Safety and Learning team hosted a webinar on the Duty of Candour. This was also a great opportunity to promote NHS Resolution’s Duty of Candour animation. Speakers included Dr Denise Chaffer (Director of Safety and Learning and RCN President), Lou …
Watch Alan’s story – Saying sorry
This video tells Alan’s story of an incident in a hospital and the valuable response from staff.
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Read Alan’s story – Supporting material
This presentation accompanies the video: Alan’s story – Saying sorry.
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Behavioural insights into patient motivation to make a claim for clinical negligence
NHS Resolution has published research on the factors which lead patients to consider a claim for compensation when something goes wrong in their healthcare. Undertaken in partnership with The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), the research considered the experience reported by 728 patients who agreed to …
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Read saying sorry
Saying sorry meaningfully when things go wrong is vital for everyone involved in an incident, including the patient, their family, carers, and the staff that care for them. This leaflet is part of our work on duty of candour.