Based on the information that you have provided it appears that this death is not a reportable incident under the SIRS. Depending on the context you may need to report the death to another authority such as your State Coroner.
In addition, this incident, like all incidents, should be managed using your service’s Incident Management System, or IMS.
It is important that your IMS is able to record incidents in a way that allows you to identify patterns of incidents that may reflect an ongoing risk or systemic issue.
For more information, please refer to the Effective incident management systems: Best practice Guidance and the Unexpected death fact sheet.
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