Patient Safety Section

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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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Never Events Hackathon 2018
Never Events Hackathon 2018

Saturday 8 September 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This weekend meeting will bring together clinicians, management consultants, engineers, designers and entrepreneurs working together in small teams to devise innovative ways to prevent never events.

2 day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Patient Safety Section |
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8th annual patient safety students and trainees day
8th annual patient safety students and trainees day

Friday 30 November 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The 8th annual patient safety students and trainee’s day will see key speakers exploring approaches to patient safety from multiple perspectives. It will provide practical tips with regards to patient safety and how to work as a junior doctor using these tips.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Patient Safety Section |
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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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contact us

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

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Access patient safety specialty e-journals

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Access over 5,000 full-text e-journals as an RSM member including:

  • 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.