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Report an incident

Published on 31 March 2020

Submit a report

Report adverse incidents and near-misses involving medical devices, social care equipment, estates and facilities here. Plus find information on what to do next, and how your report is dealt with.

If you work at a local authority or health board in Scotland, use our adverse incident reporting web form to submit a report. Please note you need a log in to use this service.

I don't have a login / I'm having trouble using the form

Complete the PDF form below and email it to

Download the Adverse Incident and Near Miss Report form (PDF, 744kb).

Register as a user

If you wish to register to use this service, email with your:

  • name
  • job title
  • local authority/health board
  • email address
  • phone number

I’m a member of the public

You can send details about an incident to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Please submit your report via the Yellow Card Scheme website.