Patient safety: Quality improvement through simulation


Thursday 21 September 2017


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Patient Safety Section


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about this event

This day meeting will incorporate lectures and workshops from top international speakers, to equip delegates with the skills to transform their hospital into a learning organisation. Book your place today.

student and trainee bursary places

The Patient Safety Section are pleased to offer ten free bursary places to student and trainees. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please send the following information to

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keynote speaker

Professor Erik Hollnagel 

We are delighted to announce that Professor Erik Hollnagel, Professor at the University of Southern Denmark and Chief Consultant at the Centre for Quality Improvement, will be starting the day. Do not miss your chance to hear from one of your Europe's leading experts in industrial safety.

Click below to read Understanding patient safety performance and educational needs using the ‘Safety-II’ approach for complex systems, recommended by Professor Hollnagel.


RSM member from £20 - £75

Non-member from £40 - £95

*Tickets include tea and coffee and lunch.

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Please note, programme is subject to change.


9.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.55 am

Welcome and introduction

10.00 am

Becoming safe by doing well

Professor Erik Hollnagel, Senior Professor, Jönköping University

10.35 am

So what is the nexus between patient care and public transportation safety?

Mr Jim Keane, General Manager, Operations Safety, The Port Authority of NY and NJ

11.05 am

Panel discussion

11.20 am

Tea and coffee break

11.40 am

Staff resilience

Dr Anne-Marie Doyle, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

12.15 pm

Workforce education and development through in-situ simulation

Dr Margarita Burmester, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

12.50 pm

Panel discussion

1.00 pm


2.00 pm

Latent threats – learning from in-situ simulation

Dr Mary Lane, Council Member, Patient Safety Section, Dr Margarita Burmester and the SPRinT Team, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

3.00 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.15 pm

Implementing a human factors programme in your organisation: Aligning education with practice

Professor Bryn Baxendale, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Patrick Waterson, Reader in Human Factors and Complex Systems, Loughborough University

4.15 pm

Closing remarks

4.30 pm

Close of meeting

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For information on this event, contact Kathryn StokesTel: 02072903940 Email: arrow