The clinical oversight committee has the following responsibilities in relation to the service provided by the licence holder—
(a) reviewing each sentinel event;
(b) oversight of the process of transporting a patient to a hospital or medical facility to receive care that cannot be provided on site;
(c) overseeing processes to set the scope of practice of the service to ensure it does not provide services beyond its competencies and ability;
(d) overseeing processes to set the scope of clinical practice of all clinical staff;
(e) reviewing the clinical practice protocols, processes and operating procedures of the service;
(f) overseeing the verification of the credentials of all registered medical practitioners engaged by the service in any capacity—
(i) when their engagement commences; and
(ii) subsequently every 3 years;
(g) overseeing the auditing of patient care records and reviewing all measures taken as a result of reviews of those records;
(h) keeping any staff survey data and reviewing all measures taken as a result of reviews of those surveys;
(i) reviewing all complaints that relate to the experience of patients of the service;
(j) overseeing processes to continually assess the capacity of the service to provide safe patient-centred care.
Reg. 36A inserted by S.R. No. 148/2021 reg. 22.