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Human Factors in Suicide Prevention

Dr Sangeeta Mahajan, a consultant Anaesthetist, tells her story of how her only son took his own life and her subsequent investigation into what went wrong.

Please click here to listen to her story.

By |12th January, 2017|Learning Resources|0 Comments

Ergonomics and Human Factors conference 2017

25 – 27 April 2017
Staverton Estate, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Ergonomics and Human Factors 2017 will feature nearly 80 presentations and workshops from leading ergonomists and human factors specialists across a wide variety of sectors including Design, Healthcare, […]

By |11th January, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

CHFG position document on ‘safe space’ practice and legislation in the NHS

In October the Department of Health set out a consultation seeking views on providing a ‘safe space’ in healthcare safety investigations, click here to view the consultation.  The CHFG have been working with James Titcombe, […]

By |13th December, 2016|Learning Resources, Policy and Research|7 Comments

Human Factors Team Training – TeamSTEPPS pilot – good practice Barnsley NHS

Many incidents, claims and complaints involve poor communication and team working as a contributory factor or a root cause. Currently team training is not mandatory for NHS staff and many people assume staff already know […]

By |12th December, 2016|Best Practice|0 Comments

EUROCONTROL Model example Just Culture Policy

The implementation of the concept of “Just Culture” is now widely seen as key for further improvement of aviation safety through more and better reporting of aviation occurrences.  An essential condition for establishing a “Just […]

HEE NE Human Factors Network Conference 16th March

Venue: The Xcel Centre, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6AP

The North East Human Factors Network of Health Education England will be holding their first regional conference and are inviting delegates to this multi-professional educational […]

Current Approaches to Understanding Surgical Error event – 9th December

Faculty of Medicine & Health – University of Leeds

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh are sponsoring an international symposium on “Current Approaches to Understanding Surgical Error” ( in Leeds on December 9th 2016.

A […]

By |7th November, 2016|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

Recognising and Responding to the Deteriorating Patient

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This one day conference focuses on recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient through improving the reliability of patient observations and ensuring quality of care to reduce failure […]

By |2nd November, 2016|Other Human Factors Events, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Circle of Care a model for Compassionate Human Factors in Healthcare

Circle of Care is a model for Compassionate Human Factors in Healthcare, created by the Simulation and Interactive Learning Centre (SaIL) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) in collaboration with Clod Ensemble’s […]

By |17th October, 2016|Learning Resources|0 Comments

Risky Business 2017

Risky Business 2017

11 – 12 May 2017

Venue: Hall One, Kings Place, York Way, London

Welcome to 10 years of Risky Business London Conferences. The idea of The Risky Business conferences is to […]

By |23rd September, 2016|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments