Speakers

Lindsay Keeley
Time: 09:40AM – 10:10AM Topic: Evidence Based Practice Brief presentation description: “should the evidence-based process for making clinical decisions be based upon research or a combination of evidence, clinical knowledge and patient experiences?” This session will look at the Association for Perioperative Practice’s (AfPP) nationally recognised Standards and Recommendations in relation to how they are used...
Stuart MacMillan
Time: 10:10AM – 10:40AM Topic: Scan4Safety: Innovation through Standardisation Biography:  Stuart MacMillan is an independent consultant, most widely known for his Leadership of the Scan4Safety Programme across the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of 6 acute Trusts with a shared vision to provide the best patient outcomes through innovation. Stuart is a...
Jenny Vaughan
Time: 12:20PM – 12:50PM Topic: How should we change the Blame Culture Biography:  Jenny Vaughan, 50, is a consultant neurologist in London. She is a law and policy lead at The Doctor’s  Association UK (DAUK) as well as being a leading campaigner for reforming the law on gross negligence manslaughter when applied to those working in healthcare....
Chris Hancock
Time: 02:40PM – 03:10PM  Topic: Improving Patient Safety in Healthcare in Wales Biography: I am a patient safety advisor and improvement leader working in the Welsh NHS. An original member of the 1000 Lives Patient Safety Campaign core team from 2008, since 2010 I have managed the Global Sepsis Award winning Rapid Response to Acute Illness (RRAILS)...
Helen Hunt
Time: 04:10PM – 04:40PM  Topic: Learning from Excellence Helen has worked in the NHS acute care setting for 16 years in various roles. During her tenure, she has undertaken multiple roles, starting with frontline patient-facing positions right up to senior management positions overseeing large departments. These positions have covered a large cross-section of NHS landscape including cancer services,...
Peter Young
Time: 11:50PM – 12:20PM Topic: Never Events and How to Prevent them   Biography: Peter is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn. He trained at Edinburgh Medical School and subsequently worked in Edinburgh, Leeds, Norwich, Cambridge and Christchurch, New Zealand. Peter completed his MD dissertation at the University of...
Tracey Williams
Chairs Welcoming: 09:00AM – 09:10AM & 02:10PM – 02:40PM   Topic Ritualistic Practices     Biography: Tracey has dual qualifications as both a nurse and an ODP. She registered as a general nurse with the NMC in 1990. She has worked in theatres since 1992 and after completing various theatre nursing courses went on to complete...
Dawn Stott
Time: 09:10AM – 09:40AM Topic: Leadership   Brief presentation description: The qualities of a great leader Leadership styles Behaviours Why leaders need followers The session will explore how we can find our own leadership qualities rather than look to others to lead, discussing followership and how followers can also be leaders, and to examine the challenges of...
Robert Tomlinson
Time: 02:40PM – 03:10PM Topic: Below Ten Thousand – Time for Change   Brief presentation description:  East Lancashire hospitals Trust patients endured 5 never events in 6 months. Instead of punishing staff East Lancashire demonstrated that by treating staff with respect they will be repaid by patient centred intelligent approaches to improve patient safety. This presentation looks...
John Pickles
Time: 10:40AM – 11:10AM Topic: Improving operating theatre safety through the application of non-technical skills   Brief presentation description: Operating theatre safety has improved through the application of the Surgical Safety Checklist, briefings and time-outs but an understanding of the science of the human factors of non-technical skills is not yet integrated into the training of...