Stream 4 - Patient Safety & IPC
In the keynote from Professor Tim Briggs, GIRFT, February 25th we hear about how the GIRFT programme is improving patient care and reducing never events across the system, and what the impact of the pandemic has been. Also on February 25th, our closing keynote address from Dame Donna Kinnair, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing will address the importance of both staff and patient safety as we move forward in 2021 and beyond
We have worked alongside Patient Safety Learning and the AHSN Network to curate the content for this stream, with sessions and case studies providing practical applications and ideas to utilise in your own organisation
Session highlights include:
- ‘Pulse oximetry to help manage COVID-19’ - Find out why oxygen saturation levels are an important indicator in the management of the disease, and how COVID Oximetry @home and COVID virtual wards are being rolled out across the country with Matthew Inada-Kim, National Clinical Director for Infection, Antimicrobial Resistance & Deterioration - NHSE&I, Alison Tavaré, Clinical Lead for West of England AHSN and Regional Clinical Lead, CO@home - West of England AHSN and Tara Sood, Emergency Medicine Consultant - Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
- Helen Hughes, Chief Executive Patient Safety Learning in conversation with David Welch, CEO Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex
- ‘Patient and staff safety; two sides of the same coin’, a session with Helen Hughes, Timothy Clark international authority in the fields of psychological safety & innovation, large-scale change & transformation, and senior leadership development, and Claire Cox discussing: ‘What have we learned during the pandemic about staff physical safety and their wellbeing from a clinical and patient safety perspective and Psychological safety: why is it important and what are the challenges in healthcare?
- Donna Prosser, CCIO of the Patient Safety Movement in the USA in a session: ‘Action for sustainable impact and avoidable harm’