Run by BSI, this webinar will explore the role standards play in tackling NHS-wide patient safety concerns and how standards can benefit safe NHS procurement going forward.

The discussion will focus on the supply chain and the regulatory and systematic aspects of ensuring the safety of medical technologies in the healthcare system. We’ll look at examples from national patient safety investigations, essential specifications for clinical and product assurance, and human factor engineering best practices.

Who should attend the webinar?

  • Medical device and health technology designers and manufacturers
  • NHS procurement leads
  • NHS patient safety leads
  • What will participants gain?

A stronger understanding of how standards can increase patient safety
Information on how standards can help manufacturers access the NHS supply chain and procurement professionals specify safer devices and technologies
Highlight opportunities for new standards to address patient safety challenges
A post-event recording of the webinar


14:00 – 14:10 Welcome and introduction – Rob Turpin, Head of Sector for Healthcare, British Standards Institution (BSI)

14:10 – 14:40 Perspectives from the panellists on the topic – Jo Gander, Director of Clinical and Product Assurance, NHS Supply Chain, Janine Jolly, Group Manager – Devices Safety and Surveillance, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Sarah Jennings, National Patient Safety Clinical Lead for Medical Devices, NHS England, Nichola Crust, National Investigator, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB), Chris Frerk, Consultant Anaesthetist, Northampton General Hospital and Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG) Chair

14:40 – 15:30 Live Q&A session

15:30 Closing remarks

To learn more about how standards can help tackle patient safety concerns, please book your place now via the organiser’s website