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November 24, 2021

Events happening today

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    23 November 2021      25 November 2021

    The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Annual Professional Development Conference aims to provide an authoritative update on clinical issues and current affairs in women’s health.  
    The theme of this year’s course is providing practical hands-on solutions to clinical problems. Featuring case discussions, debates and a chance to ‘stump the experts’, our carefully designed programme means expert speakers will give presentations suitable to colleagues working in all areas of O&G.
    Delivered entirely virtually, with all sessions available online, this event will be accessible to all.
    Learning objectives:
    Discover the latest advancements in the specialty from experts, which has been deliberately tailored for a diverse audience UK specialist societies will host parallel breakout sessions, giving you the opportunity to personalise your experience based on your own specialist interests Hear more about the latest College activities through informal discussions with RCOG Officers Register

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    24 November 2021      25 November 2021

    THIS Space, is now open for registration. It will be held online on 24 and 25 November 2021. Aiming to promote interdisciplinary and intergenerational exchange to build the field of healthcare improvement studies, THIS Space is open to all and free to attend for those in the UK and internationally. The event will create space for interaction, networking, and sharing – you can find out more about the programme here.
    THIS Space aims to:
    provide a focus for knowledge sharing in healthcare improvement stimulate innovation and fresh thinking help researchers to develop the habits, knowledge, skills, and experiences to support their professional growth connect colleagues from across different disciplines who share a common goal be a means of accelerating the development of the field of the study of healthcare. Register

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    24 November 2021 13:00      15:00

    This event will look at the Patients Association's recent report on shared decision making, and NICE guidelines on how we can all ensure that shared decision making is a reality. Hear from and ask questions of our panel members about their experiences and thoughts on shared decision making:
    Alexandra Freeman - Executive Director, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication Hameed Khan - Patient and carer representative Jonathan Berry - Policy Lead: Health Literacy & Shared Decision Making, NHS England & Improvement Rachel Power - CEO, Patients Association Ruby Bhatti OBE - Patient and carer representative Victoria Thomas - Head of Public Involvement, NICE Register

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  3. 18

    24 November 2021 18:30      20:00

    This webinar from the Royal College of Physicians aims to introduce participants to the key concepts of patient safety and what they can do in practice. Delegates will receive 2 CPD credits for attending this webinar.
    6.30pm  Introduction
    Dr John Dean, clinical director for quality improvement and patient safety, RCP
    6.35pm  Patient safety 101 - fundamental concepts and considerations for patient safety
    Dr Kevin Stewart, medical director, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch
    6.55pm  What to do when something goes wrong – the physician perspective
    Dr Andrew Gibson, deputy medical director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    7.05pm   What to do when something goes wrong - the patient and family perspective
    Ms Alice Joy, member, Patient and Carer Network, RCP
    7.15pm  How to reduce the risk of harm
    Professor Matthew Cooke, NHS clinical advisor and professor of clinical systems design, Warwick Medical School
    7.35pm   Question and answer session
    7.55pm   Closing remarks
    Dr John Dean, clinical director for quality improvement and patient safety, RCP
    Register for this event

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