We know that the notifications process can be stressful for notifiers, practitioners and their support networks. Our aim is to decrease the stress and improve the experience. As part of understanding the key issues and causes of stress, we are listening to the perspectives and stories of people who have been involved in the process. Also, people tell us that it would be helpful to hear from others’ experiences so we are publishing these videos online as we develop them.
Please watch this video of a practitioner’s experience for a first person account of what it is like to be the subject of a notification. The practitioner gives an honest account of her experience, what she wishes she had known, and the advice she would give to other practitioners.
Based on what we’ve heard, we are currently working to improve by:
Postcards for practitioners:
Postcards for medical practitioners: