The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Health Services Safety Investigations Body.(HSSIB) share the common objective to improve patient safety. To achieve this, HSSIB and DHSC will work together in recognition of each other’s roles and areas of expertise, providing an effective environment for HSSIB to achieve its objectives through the promotion of partnership and trust, and ensuring that HSSIB also supports the strategic aims and objective of DHSC and wider government as a whole.
This document outlines how DHSC and HSSIB will work together. It sets out:
- accountability arrangements.