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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

  • 05-Oct-2015 : Next NRLS Cut-Off Date

    The cut off date for the next Organisation Patient Safety Incident Reports will be Friday 27th November 2015. This is for incidents reported as occurring between 1st April 2015 and 30th September 2015.

  • 23-Sep-2015 : Latest data published

    The Organisation Patient Safety Incident data has been published today for incidents that occurred between 1 October 2014 and 31 March 2015 and were submitted to the NRLS by Friday 29 May 2015. The data can be accessed via http://www.nrls.nhs.uk/patient-safety-data/organisation-patient-safety-incident-reports.

  • 23-Jul-2015 : NRLS mapping for Never Event list 2015-16

    The latest NRLS IN05 incident type mapping for the Never Event list 2015-16 can be found in Help. Please check that you have the correct mapping in your local risk management system. For definitions and further information on the current list please visit the Department of Health website.

  • 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.

  • 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.