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Welcome to NRLS Reporting

The National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) is a central database of patient safety incident reports. Since the NRLS was set up in 2003, over four million incident reports have been submitted.

All information submitted is analysed to identify hazards, risks and opportunities to continuously improve the safety of patient care. Please click here for further information.

After logging in you can:

  • Upload incident reports from your local risk management reporting system
  • Review incident reports submitted by your organisation
  • View incident reports submitted online to the NRLS for your organisation
  • View feedback reports for your organisation

News Headlines

  • 24-Jan-2018 : NRLS Support Update

    A new NRLS Support Update has been emailed to you today - please read for useful information to help you successfully report patient safety incidents to the NRLS and CQC.


  • 24-Jan-2018 : Revised Never Event policy, framework and list

    The revised Never Events policy and framework and updated Never Events list has been published on the website https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/never-events-policy-and-framework/ coming into effect on 1 February 2018. Please see NRLS information update email on how to map the two new Never Events.


  • 22-Jan-2018 : Second patient safety review and response report

    NHS Improvement’s second patient safety review and response report has been published and can be found in the Resources section of https://improvement.nhs.uk/.


  • 15-Oct-2014 : New NRLS Mapping Toolkit available

    A new NRLS Mapping Toolkit aimed at demystifying the NRLS Mapping process and helping you set up an ideal coding structure is now available. Please request the Mapping Toolkit and mapping review by completing a contact form.