Clinical Risk Management (CRM) in health IT systems is a
structured way of describing a clinical risk and its mitigations in terms that
others will understand.
It is mandated by NHSX in order to promote and help embed
clinically safer working practice methods and patient safety solutions, enabled
by IT, applied consistently across the NHS. It consists of two information
As Clinical Safety Officer for the rapid procurement
programme, Maggie reviewed supplier clinical risk management documentation and led
clinical risk management activities associated with deployment and optimisation
of the products. This involved looking
at what could go wrong, how badly it could go wrong, how likely it was to
happen and what could be done to put it right.
The role of a Clinical Safety Officer is to pull together
this complex risk analysis into documents senior leaders can understand, so
that they know what resources must be in place to ensure a safe and effective