Chapter 19. Governance, Legal and Insurance Issues

  1. Steve Byrne1,
  2. Steve Fisher,
  3. Peter-Marc Fortune2,
  4. Cassie Lawn3 and
  5. Sue Wieteska

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300833.ch19

Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval: The Practical Approach

Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval: The Practical Approach

How to Cite

Byrne, S., Fisher, S., Fortune, P.-M., Lawn, C. and Wieteska, S. (eds) (2009) Governance, Legal and Insurance Issues, in Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval: The Practical Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300833.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Paediatrics/Neonatology, Middlesbrough, UK

  2. 2

    PICU, Manchester, UK

  3. 3

    Neonatology, Brighton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169196

Online ISBN: 9781444300833

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Keywords:

  • clinical governance;
  • transport lead personnel;
  • staff training;
  • vicarious liability;
  • negligence;
  • record keeping;
  • accountability;
  • death during transport;
  • do not attempt resuscitation orders;
  • disability and disablement entitlement/insurance cover

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Governance

  • Transport Lead Personnel

  • Staff Training

  • Vicarious Liability

  • Negligence

  • Record Keeping

  • Accountability

  • Death during Transport

  • Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders

  • Disability and Disablement Entitlement/Insurance Cover

  • Summary