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Additional resources

Many additional resources and further information to support implementation of the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) can be found on FutureNHS platform (registration required).

This page contains some resources accessible via the FutureNHS platform and elsewhere.


Communications toolkit – a range of PowerPoint slides designed for:

  • NHS patient safety teams
  • Trust and ICB CEOs, MDs and DoNs
  • Stakeholders including royal colleges, trade unions, other ALBs, regulators, patient groups etc
  • NHS England staff; All other NHS staff; and Patients and public.

Early adopters evaluation


  • Overview of PSIRF training requirements – NHS podcast which focuses on the training NHS organisations should ensure staff undertake as part of their preparation for implementing the PSIRF by Autumn 2023
  • Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) courses – range of training to support NHS trusts to implement and use PSIRF and general safety investigation courses
  • User guide – Training and development services – information about the training and development services framework and practical support to contracting authorities wishing to access and procure services. Includes these courses:
    • Systems Approach to Learning from Patient Safety Incidents Oversight Training
    • Systems Approach to Learning from Patient Safety Incidents Training
    • Patient and Staff Involvement in Learning from Patient Safety Incidents Training

OxSTaR Patient Safety Academy – courses relating to human factors and incident analysis

Safety culture

Patient safety culture toolkit – March 2023