Event Resources – ‘Improving Patient Safety Through Collaborative Working’

The ‘Improving Patient Safety Through Collaborative Working’ event took place at Teesside University on Wednesday 6th April 2016. The event showcased regional Patient Safety funded projects and deliver presentations and workshops by the Health Education England Simulation Training and Human Factors Programmes. The event was jointly hosted by Health Education England North East and the AHSN NENC.

Full delegate list.

The following presentations took place at the event:

Main Presentations



Jim Mackey, Chief Executive, NHS Improvement NHS Improvement driving quality, safety and improvement
Ged Byrne, Director of Education and Quality (North) Patient Safety Education and Training
Seamus O’Neill, CEO, Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria Promoting cross-organisational working in the Academic Health Science Network

Jon Hansen, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and HEE NE Chair of Faculty of Patient Safety

Annie Laverty, Director of Patient Experience at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Q and q North part 1; Q and q North part 2

Q and q North part 3

Suzi Jackson, Deputy Chair HENE Human Factors Network Group/Consultant Obstetrician; Gillian Janes,Principal Lecturer, Teesside University/Q Founding Cohort Enhancing patient safety using Human Factors: The regional approach

 Workshop Presentations




Andrew Thorn, Community Services Modern Matron, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Implementing the collection of Outcome Data. CROMs, PROMs & PREMs
Bob Brown, Director of Nursing and Patient Safety South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust North East Pressure Ulcer Reduction Collaborative #React-to-Red
Rachel Carter, Falls Project Practice Development Coordinator, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; James McGregor, Falls Project Lead, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust A multicentre improvement project to standardise the application of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) FallSafe Care Bundle
Jill Mitchell, Programme Lead for Falls and Fractures at the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria Improving Bone Health and Falls
Kate Williamson, HENE Simulation Faculty Lead, Emergency Medicine Consultant, University Hospital North Tees & Hartlepool  Bridging a Gap
Susan Hrisos, Senior Research Associate, Newcastle University, ThinkSAFE project lead ThinkSAFE: Supporting patients and staff to improve patient safety
Tom Doris, Specialty Registrar in Intensive Care Medicine/Quality Improvement Fellow for AKI  Acute Kidney Injury Workshop
Tony Roberts, Patient Safety Collaborative Programme Lead, AHSN NENC, Deputy Director (Clinical Effectiveness), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Implementing Care Bundles: Community Acquired Pneumonia and Sepsis