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January 2023

PSIRF transition webinar: from discovery to governance


This is the second in a series of practical webinars from NHS England to support organisations to transition to the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF).
Following the PSIRF preparation guide, this webinar coincides with the transition from the ‘Discovery and diagnostic’ phase, to the ‘Governance and quality monitoring’ phase. 
The agenda includes:
Update from the national patient safety team. Look back at the ‘Diagnostic and discovery’ phase and look forward to the ‘Governance and quality monitoring phase’ with examples of challenges and successes. Speakers:
Tracey Herlihey, Head of Patient Safety Incident Response Policy Lauren Mosley, Head of Patient Safety Implementation Dr Tanya Claridge, Acting Group Director of Clinical Governance, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Stephen Tipper, Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist, Human Factors Programme Manager, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust Register

Safety-II Practical Applications conference


The 2023 Safety-II Practical Applications Conference is an opportunity for shared learning to advance organisational safety maturity. Traditional methods for safety management, while important, are limiting and often reactive. Many safety professionals have focused on Safety-II as an expanded, more proactive approach that focuses on maximizing learning. The intent of this conference is to provide practical tools for implementation of Safety-II and other next generation strategies. 
Major themes:
Maximising proactive learning opportunities. Developing effective management and cultural systems. Observing and managing high-risk and/or error-likely situations. Learning to shift narratives and distinctions to influence culture. Case studies from many organisations. Register

Priorities for improving care and support for pregnant women

This Westminster Health Policy forum conference will discuss the next steps for improving care and support for pregnant women.
Delegates will assess priorities for the safety and quality of maternity services moving forward following the release of the Final Ockenden review: Independent Review of Maternity Services, and for the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigation Special Health Authority (MNSI) division of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch being established for April 2023.
It will be an opportunity to assess priorities for the Secretary of State, and to examine the future outlook for supporting pregnant women following the publication of the Women’s Health Strategy for England, which highlighted a need for pregnant women to be listened to - and included the ambition for 4m people to receive personalised care by March 2024.
Areas for discussion include:
personalised care: assessment of individual needs - improving the access to mental health services - promoting healthy lifestyle choices during pre-conception, pregnancy, and early years workforce support: encouraging professional development, including funding and education - maternal workforce recruitment and retention - improving senior leadership improving patient safety ensuring strong communication in maternity teams providing appropriate pregnancy risk assessment recommendations and guidance for clinical decision making encouraging and delivering continuity of care progress and next steps for the Maternity Transformation Programme following the Better Births report investigation: priorities for the MNSI and ensuring safety concerns are investigated and addressed - learning from mistakes - listening to families quality of care: developing best practice guidelines - delivering high quality services - improving pregnancy outcomes - improving communication with pregnant women inequalities: addressing variation in service provision - tackling disparities in pregnancy outcomes, particularly for ethnic minorities. Register

The Royal Society of Medicine: In Conversation Live with Chris Hopson


Royal Society of Medicine webinar with Chris Hopson, Chief Strategy Officer at NHS England and former Chief Executive at NHS Providers for ten years. Interviewed by the Dean of Education at the Royal Society of Medicine, Professor Gillian Leng, he will talk about his career and the current state of the NHS.
Chris Hopson took up the post of Chief Strategy Officer at NHS England on 13 June 2022 after working as Chief Executive at NHS Providers for ten years and a career spanning the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Royal Society of Medicine: Tackling inequalities conference


Tackling inequalities is of vital importance to improving health outcomes. Join top experts from healthcare, science and policy at this full-day conference, in partnership with NHS England.
Taking place at the Royal Society of Medicine in Central London, you’ll connect with the latest research and thinking on health inequalities, including at a networking event in the evening.
The conference will include key speakers and panel sessions in the morning. The panels will focus on the importance of the key clinical areas outlined in the Core20PLUS5 approach and the role of national organisations in reducing healthcare inequalities. In the afternoon there will be expert sessions, focusing on the five clinical areas of health inequalities and a session on prevention. These will be delivered by senior leads from NHS England and specialist leads from the Royal Society of Medicine.
This is a unique opportunity to network over drinks and a complimentary lunch with leaders in the tackling inequalities space, and specialists within the Core20PLUS5 medical sections.
Keynote speakers:
Dr Bola Owolabi, Director, Health Inequalities at NHS England Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity Register

Engaging and involving those affected by patient safety incidents – exploring different models


This Engaging and involving those affected by patient safety incidents – exploring different models webinar is part of a practical webinar series from NHS England to support organisations to transition to the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF).
Following the PSIRF preparation guide, this webinar focuses on the question from the ‘Discovery and diagnostic’ phase  - ‘How do you engage and involve those effected by patient safety incidents?’
The agenda includes:
Update from the national patient safety team. Designing systems and processes to meet the requirements of the ‘engaging and involving patients, families and staff following a patient safety incident’. Challenges and successes from two providers. Speakers:
Tracey Herlihey, Head of Patient Safety Incident Response Policy Lauren Mosley, Head of Patient Safety Implementation Madga Wroblewska-Trojano, Family Liaison Office, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Speaker 2: Provider organisation TBC  Register

Supporting Integrated Care Boards with preparation to transition to PSIRF webinars


The NHS England National Patient Safety Team are hosting two workshops to support Integrated Care Boards to prepare to transition to the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF). The workshops will be held across two dates Monday 16 January 2023 and Tuesday 17 January 2023 to create smaller group sizes for discussion. The content will be the same across both dates.
The webinar will cover:
Introduction and latest updates on PSIRF. How oversight changes under PSIRF. The new role of the ICB. Working collaboratively with providers. Training requirements. Q&As. Speakers:
Tracey Herlihey, Head of Patient Safety Incident Response Policy, NHS England Lauren Mosely, Head of Patient Safety Implementation, NHS England. Register

ISMP Canada: Incident analysis and proactive risk assessment


This virtual workshop from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada will provide healthcare professionals with background theory and hands-on practice in incident analysis using Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and in proactive risk assessment using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Patient involvement & partnership for patient safety

This conference focuses on patient involvement and partnership for patient safety including implementing the New National Framework for involving patients in patient safety, and developing the role of the Patient Safety Partner (PSP) in your organisation or service. The conference will also cover engagement of patients and families in serious incidents, and patient involvement under the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework published in August 2022. 
This conference will enable you to:
Network with colleagues who are working to involve patients in improving patient safety. Reflect on patient perspective. Understand the practicalities of recruiting Patient Safety Partners. Improve the way you recruit, work with and support Patient Safety Partners, Develop your skills in embedding compassion and empathy into patient partnership. Examine the role of patients under the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF). Understand how you can improve patient partnership, family engagement and involvement after serious incidents. Identify key strategies for support patients, their families and carers to be directly involved in their own or their loved one’s safety. Learn from case studies demonstrating patient partnership for patients safety in action. Examine methods of involving patients to improve patient safety in high risk areas. Self assess and reflect on your own practice. Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes. Register
hub members receive a 20% discount. Email info@pslhub.org for discount code.

Root Cause Analysis: 1 Day Masterclass

This intensive masterclass will provide in-house Root Cause Analysis training in line with The NHS Patient Safety Strategy (July 2019).
The course will offer a practical guide to Root Cause Analysis with a focus on systems-based patient safety investigation as proposed by the forthcoming National Patient Safety Incident Response Framework which emphasises the requirement for investigations to be led by those with safety investigation training/expertise and with dedicated time and resource to complete the work. This course will include an opportunity for learners to gain a Level 3 qualification (A level equivalent) in RCA skills (2 credits / 20 hours) on successful completion of a short-written assignment.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/root-cause-analysis-1-day-masterclass or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk.
hub members receive a 20% discount. Email info@pslhub.org for discount code.

Live podcast: The healing power of human connection and personalised care

PRSB is hosting a live podcast which will feature a vibrant discussion on the importance of human connection and personalised approach in providing care. Attendees will hear from Sarah Woolf, Movement Psychotherapist, who will talk about her own experience of how personalised care helped her recover from her condition, not only physically, but also emotionally and mentally. Sarah had the chance to describe her story in an article for the BMJ.
The podcast will provide the opportunity for Q&A, and attendees will also be encouraged to share their own experiences and how they think personalised care can meet people's needs and expectations of care.
The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome to join.

The King's Fund: What's in store for health and care in 2023?


The landscape of the health and care system is ever-changing and complex. At this free online event, the expert panel will provide insight and context into the wider health and care landscape and the big issues they want to see progress in 2023. The panel will explore how recent trends and future developments could affect people working in the sector, as well as people, patients and communities. 

IQVIA Institute webinar on 'Global use of medicines'


Join a moderated panel discussion with IQVIA leaders following the release of the IQVIA Institute’s annual global trend report on The Global Use of Medicines 2023. The webinar will look closely at:
Global outlook drivers
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medicine use, market growth, and vaccines and therapeutics. Total global market size and growth in spending and defined daily doses. Innovation from the R&D pipeline, including the number of and type of expected drug launches. Therapy area market size and growth. Highlights from key regions globally
Market size and elements of growth 2023-27. Therapy area highlights. Health system drivers of medicine demand and spending. Major uncertainties and the wild cards to watch. Register

The Patients Association - Healthcare in the Future: through the lens of young people


The Patients Association Chief Executive Rachel Power will be in conversation with Aisha Farooq, board member on the Children and Young People's (CYP) Transformation Programme at NHS England, as part of the organisation's birthday celebrations.
Aisha is a passionate advocate for children and young people. She works to encourage more young people to have their say about health services, as well as encouraging the health system to partner with children and young people. 
In addition to her position on the CYP Transformation Programme, Aisha is also a young governor at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston Trust, Public Patient Voice Partner on the CYP asthma work stream at NHS England, trustee for the charity Coeliac UK, a member on NICE Expert Panel and a past member of the National NHS Youth Forum. Aisha is currently in her third year studying pharmacology at the University of Bristol.
Join us on the 25th to hear about Aisha's journey into advocacy, the importance of listening to young people, and what healthcare in the future might be like. There will be opportunities to ask questions during the webinar.
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Webinar: Why does the U.S. need a national patient safety board?


Start time: 6pm GMT or 1pm ET. 
A panel discussion with:
Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Ken Segel, CEO of Value Capture Moderated by Mark Graban, Value Capture Register here

Compassionate leadership - Professor Michael West


Email rduh.qit@nhs,net to book a place.

ARMA - Understanding musculoskeletal health for social prescribing


Social prescribing services and link workers have the potential to make a big difference to the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis or back pain. This webinar hosted by the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) aims to help you understand musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, their prevention, their impact, and how to consider this when you meet clients.
Healthy bones, joints and muscles are fundamental to our ability to move, be active, work and engage in activities we enjoy. MSK health underpins our ability to live healthy and independent lives. MSK conditions are the single biggest cause of years lived with disability in the UK and the resulting pain and lack of mobility can have a huge impact on a person’s life.
This webinar is aimed at people without a detailed knowledge of MSK conditions and will help you know how best to support people living with such conditions. It will cover:
Common MSK conditions and their impact on daily life Self-management – what helps including physical activity, diet, weight and daily activities Mental health Work and education What patient organisations can offer A social prescribing perspective The webinar is designed to complement ARMA's guide for link workers and social prescribing services.
Wendy Holden, Arthritis Action Medical Advisor & Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist Sarah Holden, Head of Public Health Services, City Health Care Partnership CIC Shantel Irwin, Chief Executive, Arthritis Action ARMA would like to thank Arthritis Action for their support of this webinar.
Register for this webinar

Priorities for Long Covid services, care and research

This Westminster conference will discuss the future for Long Covid research, services, and care.
It will be an opportunity to assess Long Covid: the NHS plan for improving Long Covid services and how its ambitions for improving access to services, patient experience and outcomes for patients can be achieved.
Further sessions examine priorities for research and improving understanding of Long Covid, looking at implementing the latest developments in research to improve services, and the long-term health implications of Long Covid.
There will also be discussion on addressing concerns around inequalities, capacity and wait times for Long Covid services, as well as the primary care referral system, and utilisation of investment.
Sessions in the agenda include:
latest developments: trends - key issues - assessing the NHS plan for improving long COVID services. clinical research: taking forward the understanding of Long Covid - advancing clinical trials - utilising data - funding and investment. improving patient outcomes, prediction and prevention - accelerating the development of effective treatments - areas for focus, such as cardiology. examining the increased risk of long-term health conditions and impacts of reinfection for Long Covid patients. improving specialist Long Covid services: progress made so far and priorities for moving forward. options for increasing capacity - addressing inequalities in provision, access to services and information - applying latest developments from research. children’s Long Covid services: assessing delivery - implications for child development and attainment. primary care: tackling key challenges for diagnosis and referral. the workforce: priorities for education and training - support for long COVID patients in the workforce. Register