2021 programme below


"The Patient's Voice: the importance of the voice of the patient in treatment decisions and treatment concerns"

Sir Robert Francis QC and Lucy Watson, Chair of The Patient's Association


“Writing, rounds and a rhinoceros”

Dr Matt Morgan, author, intensive care doctor, lead for critical care research for Wales


“Moral Injury and Psychological Wellbeing in Medicine”

Dr Esther Murray, Health Psychologist


“Understanding Sleep: Biology to Health”

Professor Russell Foster

Head of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute


Poster Competition - Quality Improvement, Education and Innovation

Within the programme: parallel oral poster presentation sessions - posters will presented be in groups of 10 - presenters will each give a 2-minute presentation followed by judge-led Q&A

Posters on a diverse range of themes including: education/training, innovation, improving care pathways, deteriorating patient, the older patient, handover, maternal care, medicines management, improving secondary care, improving primary care, improving community care and more




Please select one morning workshop


A: Quality Improvement - How can someone else's Audit be a Spring Board to YOUR Quality Improvement Project? Nicola Davey, Quality Improvement Practitioner


B: Legal workshop – Guidance for clinicians: the importance of record keeping

Helping clinicians understand how lawyers and the court examine evidence and consequently why good record keeping is so important

Giles Eyre, Barrister, Associate Member, 9 Gough Chambers


C: RESTORE2, a physical deterioration and escalation tool for residential care settings West of England AHSN project, with Sandra Akintola, Senior Project Manager and Louise George, Senior Project Manager


D: Fireside chat with Education Fellows on the challenge of education in COVID times

Dr Tricia Woodhead in conversation with Dr Huw Lloyd Williams, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine at Cardiff University and Dr Sarah Wright, Rheumatology/GIM registrar in Wales



Please select one afternoon workshop


A: A QI approach to medicines safety at hospital discharge

Jen Flatman, RCP clinical fellow for medications safety in conversation with Nicola Davey, Quality Improvement Practitioner


B: Legal workshop– When things go wrong – what happens next?

A look at the processes that can follow untoward incidents in clinical practice

Giles Eyre, Barrister, Associate Member, 9 Gough Chambers


C: PERIPrem, a tool for optimising care for preterm infants

West of England, AHSN project, Ann Remmers, Maternal and Neonatal Clinical Lead, Ellie Wetz, Programme Manager and Noshin Menzies, Senior Project Manager


D: Supporting staff wellbeing during COVID-19: a pioneering real-time staff experience programme

Anna Burhouse, Director, and Annie Laverty, Director, RUBIS.QI, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust



 The programme may be subject to change.



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