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Preventing Harm and Improving Care Conference – November 2017

Date: 21st and 22nd November 2017

Venue: Excel Centre, London

Host: Patient First UK

Patient safety is the biggest single issue in the NHS and UK healthcare. After a year of unprecedented focus on patient safety, 2017 starts […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:01:12+00:00 30th August, 2017|Other Human Factors Events|0 Comments

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 | 2017-08-30T13:38:58+00:00 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 | 2017-08-30T13:40:10+00:00 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 | 2017-12-08T11:01:19+00:00 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 | 2017-12-08T11:01:19+00:00 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 | 2017-12-08T11:01:19+00:00 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 | 2017-12-08T11:01:19+00:00 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 | 2017-04-28T13:56:58+00:00 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 | 2017-12-08T11:01:19+00:00 27th April, 2017|Featured|2 Comments