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Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference for the Task Force are:

  1. Scope: to examine and evaluate how the health system identifies, evaluates, responds and communicates in regard to adverse events within the health system; to examine relevant best practices in other jurisdictions; to propose a mandate, structure and budget for the establishment of a health quality council in Newfoundland and Labrador, and to make such recommendations as may be appropriate;
  2. Consultation: private consultation with health authorities and experts; regular dialogue with a committee of health authority safety/quality officials; public invitation for submissions; meetings as necessary with relevant stakeholders; and a symposium on adverse health events.

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