GOSH Patient Safety & Human Factors Conference

Event overview:

Join us for the first Paediatric Patient Safety & Human Factors Conference hosted by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Taking a patient-centred approach, this event will bring together experts to consider the challenges of patient safety in paediatrics. We will explore human behaviours that influence safety in healthcare as well as ways to improve safety for children and young people. We will also discuss ways to support patients, families and colleagues when things go wrong and how we can learn from these events.

This event is open to all paediatric healthcare professionals including Medical, Nursing, AHP, Administrative, Support staff and students.

Event objectives: 

To share knowledge and develop a better understanding of the impact of compassion on patient safety in paediatrics.

To discuss the challenges in patient safety, ways to support families and colleagues when challenges persist and how to learn from events to reduce the likelihood of harm. 

To explore innovations in paediatric patient safety and share this knowledge.

To foster and expand paediatric patient safety networks, to collectively improve care for children and their families.

Programme for the day:

If you would like to find out more about the talks and speakers for the day, please see the attached Patient Safety & Human Factors Conference - Programme.

Event pricing:

Due the planned rail strikes on Thursday 16th March, this event is now being held online only.

Virtual attendance:

Staff Group
Standard Rate
Medical Staff & Band 8+£75
Junior Doctors & Non-Medical Staff B5-B7
Non-Medical Staff B2 - B4£30

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines. The basic unit of CPD activity is 1 hour of learning equals 1 CPD credit. This course equates to 8 credits.


Refunds will only be granted if cancellations are confirmed 14 days before the event.