WHO Safer Procedure Checklist and the Correct Surgical Site Marking Policy and Standard Operating Procedure

Publication: 02/08/2018  
Next review: 01/07/2024  
Standard Operating Procedure
ID: 5629 
Approved By: Trust Clinical Guidelines Group 
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This Standard Operating Procedure is intended for use by healthcare professionals within Leeds unless otherwise stated.
For healthcare professionals in other trusts, please ensure that you consult relevant local and national guidance.


Record: 5629

To ensure that staff know and understand when and where the Safer Procedure Checklist and Correct Site Surgery Marking SOP is used as part of LTHT safety culture.

Clinical condition:
Target patient group:
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Nurses
Secondary Care Doctors
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Evidence base

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Approved By

Trust Clinical Guidelines Group

Document history

LHP version 1.0

Related information

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