GR40 Central Alerting System (CAS) Policy

Governance and risk management
Issue No
Issue 2

Target Audience

All CWP staff


The Central Alerting System (CAS) is operated by the Department of Health (DH) and is a means of sending important safety and device and equipment alerts to a nominated person in each health or social care setting.

All alerts must be actioned appropriately and actions completed stated on the CAS site by the nominated CAS Officer. All staff have a responsibility to implement the requirements of safety information and this document sets out those responsibilities.


Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Health and Safety Advisor
01244 397715

Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

24 April 2018

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee (PSESC)


GR40 Issue 2 Central Alerting System (CAS) policy.pdf

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