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Report an incident

Published on 19 April 2023

Submit a report

Report adverse incidents and near-misses involving medical devices, in-vitro diagnostic medical devices, estates, facilities, social care equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE). 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 to register for a log in before you can use this service.

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Complete the PDF form below and email it to

Download the Adverse Incident and Near Miss Report form

Please save the PDF form to your local drive before completing it so that you don’t lose any data when sending it to IRIC.

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.