Bristol Patient Safety Conference 2023

2023 programme


09:00   Welcome from our Chair, Mr Richard Annandale

09:10   Opening plenary – Shaun Lintern, health editor, The Sunday Times
            The role of journalism as a catalyst for improving patient safety

09:45   Keynote – Baroness Helena Kennedy KC

            Respecting the Human Rights of All in Healthcare

            Baroness Kennedy will speak about the rights of, and respect for the rights of, patients and staff
            in the area of health

10:15   Break

10:30   In parallel: workshops

Exploring Medical Care – driving change, a new digital platform led and managed by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) – a global multi-disciplinary and collaborative resource for sharing and showcasing new and innovative practices, to enable continuous improvement in the delivery of healthcare and patient outcomes.
Sonia Mackenzie, Improvement programme Manager, Royal College of Physicians and Dr Daniel Smith, Editor in Chief of Medical Care – driving change

Medication prescribing pitfalls

Dr Clare Sweeney, Medico-legal adviser, Medical Defence Union (MDU)

11:10   Break

11:25   In parallel: poster competition/themed sessions

Quality Improvement – tools and techniques

How I used Quality Improvement and the PDSA cycle to break a world record
Joan Pons Laplana a multi award-winning Nurse, a change agent and an activist. He is on a mission to turn the healthcare system upside down and empower frontline staff & patients to lead together.

Applying the tools and techniques to achieve your QI goals

Nicola Davey, Quality Improvement Practitioner

Quality Improvement – education and training

The development of the QI curriculum plus how to support QI projects within your trust

Mr Rob Bethune, Colorectal Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals and the Clinical Lead for the South West Patient Safety Collaborative

The development of HEE SW QI training across the region  Dr Pippa Blacklock, Associate Dean Professional Education and Development, Health Education England (HEE) South West

Talks followed by a discussion facilitated by Dr Tricia Woodhead, associate clinical director for patient safety the West of England Academic Health Science Network, visiting senior research fellow, University of Bath

12:45   Lunch

13:15   Dr Jenny Vaughan, Consultant Neurologist and ‘Learn not Blame’ lead at the Doctors’ Association UK
           Just Culture and the impact of the criminal law on patient safety

13:50   Hannah Rusby, Paramedic and Community Resuscitation Trainer, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

            The London Lifesaver Campaign – increasing survival rates in cardiac arrest

14:10   Break

14:20   In parallel: poster competition/themed sessions

Knowledge sharing

How to get your QI work published

Kieran Walsh, Clinical Director at the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Kieran is the clinical lead of the medical education and clinical decision support products at BMJ, including BMJ Best Practice

How I turned my BPSC2022 poster into a published article

Seline Ismail-Callaghan, FY3 Emergency Medicine doctor, Isle of Man

Clinical negligence

The NHS in turmoil – systems failures and professional liability

Dr David Sharpe KC, Barrister, 12 King’s Bench Walk

15:40    Break

15:55    Tim Spector, Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the TwinsUK Registry at King’s College London

             The new science of eating well and its impact on health

16:30    Dr Laura Munglani, Specialty Trainee in Haematology, University Hospital of Wales and
             Renata Poole,  Pharmacist  –  Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows programme, run
             by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)

             Sharing learning from the clinical leadership training fellows programme

16:50    Break

17:05    Poster competition winners announcements and closing remarks

17:20    Close


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