Justice Minister Maria Eagle spoke at an NHS Confederation event on the impact of the Corporate Manslaughter Act upon the NHS. The Parliamentary Under Secretary advised NHS leaders that Trusts can comply with the Act by ensuring effective processes are put in place for managing health and safety at work, proper implementation of the processes and regular reviewing.

A copy of Maria Eagle’s speech can be viewed at

http://www.justice.gov.uk/news/sp300908a.htm

Ministry of Justice 01.10.08