Bristol Patient Safety Conference 2022

18/05/2022|Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Organised by: Bristol Patient Safety

Event summary

An independent patient safety and quality improvement conference, in it’s ninth year, is open for registration!

  • Hear from patient safety and quality improvement experts
  • Workshops on a diverse range of topics
  • National patient safety and QI poster competition with live presentations forms part of our programme

To view the programme click here.

Who should attend?: Doctors, nurses, midwives, consultants, AHPs, GPs, patient safety and quality managers, solicitors among others.

Poster competition: We have up to 160 poster places at our online conference. Successful entries receive:

  • An invitation to give a live oral poster presentation* at the online Bristol Patient Safety Conference on 18th May 2022
  • A discounted delegate rate of £159 (no VAT). Co-authors will also qualify for the discounted rate.
  • A national poster competition oral presentation certificate with names of presenter(s) and authors
  • * 2-minute presentation followed by Q&A with judge
  • Deadline: 9th March 2022

Plenary topics include:

Opening Plenary – Dr Rachel Clarke

Dr Rachel Clarke, will open the plenary session. Dr Clarke, an NHS palliative care doctor and writer who lives in Oxfordshire, has accepted our invitation to give the opening plenary.

Rachel is the author of three Sunday Times bestselling non-fiction books. Breathtaking, published in January 2021, reveals what life was really like working on NHS COVID-19 wards during the first wave of the pandemic. Dear Life, shortlisted for the 2020 Costa Biography Award and chosen as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, is based on her work in a hospice. It explores love, loss, grief, dying and what really matters at the end of life. Your Life in My Hands, published in 2017, documents life as a junior doctor on the NHS frontline.

Other plenary speakers include:

  • Dr Ami Jones Consultant in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine, Aneurin Bevan UHB, Lt Col Army Reserves, Clinical Lead Consultant for EMRTS Cymru (Welsh Flying Medics
  • Dr David Grant Simulation and Inter-professional Learning Lead for Medicine, Bristol Medical School, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
  • Dr Stephanie Hill Junior Doctor, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Workshops led by West of England AHSN:

  • Using online tools to facilitate online QI collaboration – Vardeep Deoghan, Improvement and Innovation Coach at the West of England AHSN QI Academy
  • Pizza, positive engagement and plastic keys: delivering sustainable safety improvement in mental health – Dr Helen Smith Consultant Psychiatrist and National Clinical Director Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme and Kevin Hunter, Associate Director for Patient Safety, West of England AHSN
  • Person centred care – clinicians, patients and industry partnerships. Inspiring and Involving – Dr Tricia Woodhead, Associate Clinical Director for Patient Safety at West of England AHSN and Visiting Senior Research Fellow University of Bath


Delegate fee:

  • Poster presenters £159
  • Early Bird rate £199
  • Standard Rate £229

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