Parallel Sessions

Some of the presentations are now available to download below.

Invited parallel speakers

In addition to the parallel sessions chosen from submitted abstracts, this year featured several invited parallel speakers. These included a welcome return visit from Dr Paul Bowie and Dr Diane Kelly from NHS Education for Scotland (NES), Tim Heywood, 1000 Lives Plus Leadership Programme Manager, Wales NHS and (in response to requests) a session looking at patient involvement in patient safety led by Professor Ian Watt and Dr Yvonne Birks from the University of York.

Parallel sessions

There were three one-hour slots for parallel sessions. Each slot consisted of three sessions running in parallel. 

Parallel Sessions 1: Monday 25th June at 14.00

1A: Living without risk is quite risky. How healthcare professionals deal with uncertainty in everyday work
Konstantinos Arfanis, Lancaster Patient Safety Research Unit, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

1B: Patient safety leadership walk rounds in NHS Grampian – an evaluation study and its way forward
Helen Robbins, NHS Grampian (presenter) and Jeanette Jackson

1C: The socio-technical infrastructure of healthcare organisation: towards a theoretical elaboration of articulation work
Davina Allen, Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies

Parallel Sessions 2: Monday 25th June at 15.05

2A: Improvement science: towards a shared understanding and clarity of purpose?Paul Bowie and Diane Kelly, NHS Education for Scotland

2B: A novel technique for assessing reliability and quality of post-operative handovers: the triple assessment
Eleanor Robertson, Lauren Morgan, Peter McCulloch, QRSTU, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford

2C: 1000 Lives Plus – what are we learning?
Tim Heywood, 1000 Lives Plus

Parallel Sessions 3: Tuesday 26th June at 09.45

3A: Patient involvement in patient safety – some questions and a few answers
Ian Watt and Yvonne Birks, Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group

3B: Patient safety: A case of crisis and climate?
Debbie Hill, Sheffield Hallam University

3C: The clinical/non-clinical patient safety continuum model
Konstantin Weicht, Sheffield Hallam University

Further details regarding the parallel sessions are available here Parallel Sessions abstracts and biogs