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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.

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  • 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

  • 14-May-2015 : For users of Internet Explorer 6 web browser

    The NRLS has discontinued ongoing support for Internet Explorer 6. We encourage you to upgrade your version in order to prevent potential problems with functionality of NRLS Reporting in your browser.


  • 13-Apr-2015 : Next NRLS Cut-Off Date

    The cut-off date for the next NRLS Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports will be 29th May 2015. This is for incidents reported as occurring between 1st October 2014 and 31st March 2015.


  • 13-Apr-2015 : Latest Data Now Published

    The Organisation Patient Safety Incident data was published on Wednesday 8 April 2015 for incidents that occurred between 1 April 2014 and 30 September 2014 and were submitted to the NRLS by Friday 28 November 2014. The data can be accessed via http://www.nrls.nhs.uk/patient-safety-data/organisation-patient-safety-incident-reports.


  • 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.