15th May 2024


2024 programme 


09:00 Welcome from our Chair, Dr Mark Juniper
Consultant in Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine Great Western Hospital,
Medical Director, Health Innovation West of England
09:10  Keynote – Dame Clare Gerada
President of the Royal College of General Practitioners (2021-2023)
09:45   What’s most important to patients 
Bryony Thomas, Pancreatic Cancer Survivor, Founder of the ‘Clue in the Loo’ Campaign 
10:20 Could it be sepsis? 
Dr Ron Daniels, CEO UK Sepsis Trust
10:50 Break
11:05  In parallel: poster competition

Workshop: Medico-Legal
Common medico-legal pitfalls and how to avoid them 
Clare Sweeney, Medico-legal adviser, Medical Defence Union

Workshop: Improving care
Black Maternity Matters
Ann Remmers, Clinical Lead for maternal and neonatal care at Health Innovation West of England
12:25 Lunch 
13:00 Fail safe, learn fast, improve more
Nicola Davey,
 founding director of the Quality Improvement Clinic (QIC)
13:30 Informed consent: where are we now?
Susan Rodway KC, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers
14:00 Break
14:15 In parallel: poster competition/themed sessions 

Workshop: Human Factors
Human Factors: changing the way we think and behave  Jenny Sutcliffe, Human Factors (HF) Specialist, Transformation Team, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust (RSFT)

Workshop: Quality Improvement
The role of digital clinical decision support in quality improvement  Dr Kieran Walsh, Clinical Director at the BMJ and Dr Will Waldock, Digital Health Clinical Fellow at Imperial College London Board
15:35  Break 
15:45  Whistleblowing panel
Alexandra Sidossis, Barrister and Employment Law specialist 3 Hare Court; Georgina Halford-Hall, CEO Whistleblowers UK and Dr David Nicholl, Learn not Blame, Doctors' Association UK
16:50   Break 
17:05  Poster competition winners announcements and closing remarks 
17:20   Close