GR47 Learning from Deaths Policy

Governance and risk management
Issue No
Issue 2

Target Audience

All CWP staff


To describe how Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust intends to learn from deaths of patients who die when receiving care or had received care from the Trust in the last 6 months leading up to their death. The policy also outlines how the Trust engages with bereaved families and carers, including how they are supported by the Trust and involved in investigations where relevant.


Lead Executive
Director of Nursing Therapies & Patient Partnership

Author and contact number
Complaints and Incidents Manager - 01244 393 146
Head of Clinical Governance - 01244 393 387

Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

07 June 2018

Approval Meeting

Quality Committee


GR47 Issue 2.01 Learning from Deaths Policy.pdf

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