This conference focuses on improving safety for hospice patients.

The day will highlight best practice in improving safety in hospices, highlight new developments such as the implications of the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), and the new CQC Inspection Framework, and will focus on key clinical safety areas such as falls prevention, medication safety, reduction and management of pressure ulcers, nutrition and hydration, improving the response and investigation of incidents, preparing for onsite inspections and developing a compassionate culture in hospices.

“Patient safety is a key domain of quality in hospice care.”

Hospice UK 2023

Evidence has shown that unsafe care poses risk of significant harm to terminally ill patients receiving palliative care”

Marie Curie 2022

“In August 2022 NHS England published its Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), which replaces the Serious Incidents Framework (SIF). The PSIRF is a contractual requirement and is mandatory for all providers of NHS-funded care”

NHS England

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve patient safety in hospices
  • Learn from outstanding practice in improving patient safety
  • Reflect on national developments and learning including implications of PSIRF, and the New CQC Inspection Framework
  • Improve the way you reduce, investigate and manage pressure ulcers
  • Develop your skills in falls prevention and identify key interventions to reduce falls
  • Understand how you can improve medication safety and symptom control
  • Improve nutrition and hydration practice
  • Train and educate frontline staff in patient safety
  • Ensure prompt identification of deterioration
  • Develop your skills in compassionate leadership and drive a safety culture in your hospice
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 hours training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

We have a discount for CHFG supporters using code hcuk20chfg

If you would like more information on this event please go to the organiser’s booking page