First speakers confirmed for Quality Improvement Theatre at Patient First 2016

Published: 02 Jun 2016

First speaker names have been announced for the HQIP-led ‘Quality Improvement Theatre’ at Patient First this November.

Taking place at London’s Excel on 22-23 November, Patient First is one of the UK’s largest gatherings of patient safety professionals. The Quality Improvement Theatre will be chaired by HQIP medical director Professor Danny Keenan. The programme will feature practical ‘how-to’ seminars with real life case studies on themes such as ‘reporting for maximum impact’, effective use of technology and cross-pathway data integration.

Other areas of discussion will likely include:

  • Dynamic use of clinical audit data in practice
  • Can dashboards really drive better care?
  • How to create real local improvement following NCA
  • Clinical Outcome Publication: vision for 2016-2

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ben Bray,  clinical fellow, UCL
  • Dr Marc Farr, director of information East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Kieran Mallon, HQIP clinical lead for the Clinical Outcome Publication

HQIP will be co-hosting the theatre alongside the National Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit Network (NQICAN) an umbrella organisation that brings together the regional clinical audit  and effectiveness networks from across England.

As well as the Quality Improvement Theatre, delegates can access keynote sessions across 7  conference theatres hosting industry leading content, social and networking events. These include strategy and policy updates in the Plenary Theatre, case studies from the AHSN Network’s Best Practice theatre, learn about technological developments to support patient safety in the Safety through Technology theatre, and a full programme geared towards Infection Prevention & Control in two new dedicated conference theatres.

Now in its third successive year the annual Patient First conference is attended by more than 3,000 healthcare professionals over two days for the latest insight, education, resources and networking around patient safety.