Patient Safety Section

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Programme for the 2017/2018 academic year

Thursday 12 April 2018 - Patient safety: Maternity and the legal process

Friday 8th June 2018 - The Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch: Update meeting

Patient Safety Team of the Year award.

Submission deadline: Monday 12 March 2018
Meeting date: Thursday 12 April 2018
Prize: Up to £5000 to support a patient safety improvement project
Open to: Teams working in the NHS

About this section

Purpose:

To provide comprehensive and topical information related to patient safety and to promote the development of the patient safety agenda. The Section also serves as a forum for discussion and debate concerning all aspects of the delivery of safe care. The Section works to increase understanding of risk management, why adverse events occur, the resolution of clinical disputes and legal claims

Section members:

Previous members of the Association of Litigation and Risk Management (ALARM), individuals and organisations including NHS Trusts and Practices of Solicitors.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Patient safety: Maternity and the legal process
Patient safety: Maternity and the legal process

Thursday 12 April 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This annual legal meeting will focus on maternity and the law. Topics such as cerebral palsy and clinical negligence will be discussed, alongside the training and legal requirements needed by professionals.

Day | Registration: 09:30 | Organised by: Patient Safety Section |
Region: | Accreditation: 5 CPD Points Find out more Arrow Links

The Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch: Update meeting
The Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch: Update meeting

Friday 8 June 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch became operational on 1st April 2017. Their purpose is to improve safety through effective and independent investigations that don't apportion blame or liability.

Programme to be confirmed. To be added to the mailing list, please contact the Section Coordinator.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Patient Safety Section, The Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch |
Region: | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more Arrow Links

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Patient safety in the complex care of older people

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Professor David Oliver passionately discusses the current systems and argues benefits of improving care for older people.

34 minutes | Organised by: Patient Safety Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Reporting and learning about the safety of older people’s care

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Ms Julie Windsor discusses how to report on the safety of older patients.

27 minutes | Organised by: Patient Safety Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Patient Safety Section
T: +44 (0)20 7290 3940

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  • Bioethics
  • BMJ Quality and Safety

 

Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.