Key legal principles apply and must be adhered to when carrying out investigations and reviews within the health service.
Frequently those appointed to carry out these investigations/reviews are unclear how to proceed and they fail to understand the legal implications of what they say and do.
A defective investigation may lead to further incidents as well as a public inquiry or legal proceedings.
Any person who may be appointed to carry out an investigation or review into a serious incident within the health service.
Best practice principles must be followed so effective investigations or reviews can be completed.