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Measuring and Monitoring Patient Safety Event 29th September

Date: Friday 29th September 2017

Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

“While hospitals recognise patient safety as their top priority, this is frequently not translated into an effective and consistent safety culture.” The state of […]

By |30th August, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

Reducing Medication Errors National Summit November 2017


Date: Friday 3rd November 2017

Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

“Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in health care systems across the world.” Medication without […]

By |30th August, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

TED Time Escalation Decision Learning package

“The Little Voice Inside”

Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE) occurs when the foetal brain does not receive enough oxygen. This can lead to severe impairment or death of the […]

By |6th July, 2017|Learning Resources|0 Comments

Works system design for patient safety: The SEIPS Model

Most errors and inefficiencies in patient care arise not from the solitary actions of individuals but from conflicting, incomplete, or sub-optimal systems of which they are a part and with which they interact. To improve […]

By |20th June, 2017|Resources, Learning Resources|0 Comments

The Blame Game by Steven Shorrock

In this article Steven Shorrock talks about the Blame Game and Just Culture.  He refers to the recent incident at the Oscars where the wrong winner was read out. Please click here to read […]

Deteriorating Patient Summit 16th October

Location: De Vere West  One Conference Centre
The Deteriorating Patient Summit focuses on recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient through improving the reliability of patient observations and ensuring quality of care to reduce failure to […]

By |8th June, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

CHFG Open Seminar 11th May 2017 Summary and Slides

Human Factors and Safer Births
Open Seminar
11th May 2017
Institute of Engineering

This one-day event, the latest in our series of open seminars, provided an opportunity to focus on the challenges facing teams involved […]

By |12th May, 2017|CHFG Events, Featured|0 Comments

The Human Factors in Error Training

The Human Factors of Error Training
Using Effective Investigations to Improve Patient Safety
Bristol Medical Simulation Centre are running an innovative, interactive course incorporating Safety-I and Safety–II thinking into a practical approach to incident investigation.
Delivered by experienced […]

By |28th April, 2017|Learning Resources, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Call for Pictures of Good/Poor design in Healthcare

Pictorial Guide for Human Factors in Healthcare

Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

Healthcare human factors & ergonomics work has often focused on cognitive and social interventions (CRM, NOTECH’s etc) rather than issues of design.  Healthcare systems provide […]

By |27th April, 2017|Featured|2 Comments

Critical Factors – the Human Factors of Critical Care

Date: Saturday 3rd June

Time: 15.00 – 19.00

Venue: The Teacher Building, 14 Saint Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4DB

Critical Care Events in Scotland and The Scottish Intensive Care Society are pleased to present a symposium on the human […]

By |20th April, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments