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DCB0129: Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems
Prepared by the NHS Digital Clinical Safety team, this standard is designed to help manufacturers of health IT software evidence the clinical safety of their products
About this information standard
This standard provides a set of requirements suitably structured to promote and ensure the effective application of clinical risk management by those organisations that are responsible for the development and maintenance of Health IT Systems for use within the health and care environment.
The standard includes implementation guidance and is supported by the related standard for the application of clinical risk management in the deployment and use of Health IT Systems - DCB0160.
This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the other documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.
October 2020: Update: Confirmation from the NHS Digital Clinical Safety Group that this has returned to business as usual activity.