The event will be positive and engaging, focusing on sharing and learning, best practice and great leadership.
To promote best practice in patient safety
DISCOVER: How to make care safer through listening openly to staff concerns
LEARN: Contribute to an online resource, suggest and implement actions
SHARE: Support and encourage each other to share best practice locally and nationally
UNDERSTAND: Reflect upon good practice and identify ways to take this forward
IMPROVE: Be able to articulate and promote the relationship between learning oranisations and patient safety
Why is this event important?
It aims to strengthen the move to greater transparency in the NHS in order to make it safer for patients. In order to help deliver the recommendations of the Francis Report into the whistleblowing process, the Department of Health’s Learning Not Blaming report and the recommendations of the NHS Leadership review by Lord Rose (July 2015).
Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in patient safety, from the ‘ward to the board’ including: Lead Nurses; Medical Directors, Freedom to Speak Up Guardians , Heads of Governance, Clinicians, Chief Executives, Healthwatch members, Non-Exec. Directors, Patient and staff support organisations.
This is a not for profit event giving an opportunity to hear from key players and contribute to the development of a community robust of practice.
To pay by invoice or for group discounts – email email@example.com
Speakers, facilitators and panel members include:
Medical Director of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust
Lead Nurse for Patients First
a proud Nurse, a change agent and a Care Maker
He is on a mission to turn the healthcare system upside down and empower frontline staff & patients to lead together
Creator and Owner at SpeakOut-SpeakUp
Human Resource Professional and Trustee of Patients First
NHS Writer, Broadcaster, and commentator
triple award winning Occupational Psychologist and was an NHS Practice Business Manager turned Whistle-blower.
Chief executive and chief technology officer at Patient Opinion
Canterbury Christ Church University – Talking on ‘effective workplace cultures’
Chief Executive – Datix
Director of Engagement, Care Quality Commission
John Dale LLB (Hons)
Chair of the National NHS Complaint Managers Forum
Sessions to be chaired by Gary Walker
Trustee, Public Concern at Work and Consultant.
and Fergus Walsh
BBC Medical Correspondent
Click on the names to see more.
If you are interested in becoming a supporter, or having a stand at the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07968 076 223.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in patient safety, from the ‘ward to the board’ including:
Freedom to Speak Up Guardians, Medical Directors, Heads of Governance, Clinicians, Chief Executives, Healthwatch members, Non-Exec. Directors, Patient and staff support organisations, Clinical Commissioning Group Leads, Social Care Commissioners, Safeguarding staff…
Basically anyone with an interest in maintaining a just culture in healthcare services.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Bristol Parkway station is very convenient for the University’s Frenchay Campus and there are regular buses directly to campus.
If you are coming by car we will arrange a free car park permit. Please email email@example.com to request a permit. Use the North Entrance signposted Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
E: firstname.lastname@example.org or ‘phone 01872 248327
I’d like to attend but I can’t afford it (added 30/7/15)
If you are employed by the NHS trust your employer may be willing to pay. This event is particularly useful for those in Freedom To Speak Up Guardian roles.
We continue to look for organisations to become ‘supporters’. The supporter’s package includes delagate places to offer to people.
Does the event include lunch?
Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
What is the refund policy?
Refunds are not available. Unless the event is cancelled by the orgnaisers, delegates will receive a full refund.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
When will the full programme be available?
In order to ensure we pick up on the latest developments the day’s programme will be posted on-line two weeks before the event.
To give a general idea, we plan to cover three main areas
1. Moving to a just culture – whistleblower experiences and results of recent initiatives, including best practice in Human Resource management and organisational development.
2. Assessing the impact of legislative changes and regulation.
3. Examples of best practice and learning.
Is the event being run to make a profit?
Care Right Now (CIC) is a not for private profit company. We aim to cover our costs, anything over that will be invested in the company’s social purpose (for example in delivering similar events) , with 10% being donated to Patients First.
All the speakers listed have confirmed attendance, however we reserve the right to make changes at short notice due to any unforseen circumstances.
FAQs Updated: 8/8/15