Submission to the Department of Health’s consultation on the introduction of a statutory Duty of Candour in Northern Ireland
This paper sets out the Ombudsman’s views on the Department of Health’s policy proposals to enact a statutory Duty of Candour in Northern Ireland.
Our recent investigation made 33 recommendations to improve how the Department for Communities (the Department) administer Personal Independence Payment. The Department is required to provide the Ombudsman with an action plan by the end of December 2021, detailing how the recommendations have or will be implemented. As part of our follow up process the Own Initiative team has recently commenced monthly meetings with the Department to discuss its progress. NIPSO … Continue reading PIP and the Value of Further Evidence – an update