SAPPHIRE news - May 2015

Posted by lh214 at Jun 16, 2015 01:45 PM |
Read SAPPHIRE's news items in May 2015

Welcome to SAPPHIRE's monthly newsletter, a roundup of good news from the team, with papers, presentations, PhD success and work with the NHS.

Presentations

Prof Mary Dixon-Woods has completed an impressive schedule of talks this month:

  1. Invited speaker. What’s so tough about patient safety? Health Improvement Scotland (by videolink). 28 May 2015
  2. Invited speaker. What to expect when you’re evaluating. Health Foundation Scaling Up event. Health Foundation, London (by videolink). 20 May 2015
  3. Invited speaker. Why is evaluating improvement interventions so hard? National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD. 19 May 2015
  4. Invited speaker. Patient safety and healthcare ethics. Bayview hospital, Baltimore, MD. 18 May 2015
  5. Invited speaker. Promoting professionalism and accountability. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. 18 May 2015
  6. Invited speaker. Speaking up and speaking out. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. 18 May 2015
  7. Invited plenary speaker. The policy influences on implementation. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring meeting, Orlando, FL. 16 May 2015
  8. Invited speaker. Challenges in applying surveillance. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring meeting, Orlando, FL. 16 May 2015
  9. Invited speaker. Publishing quality improvement projects: tips for success. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring meeting, Orlando, FL. 15 May 2015
  10. Invited speaker: What can studies of disasters tell us about managing infection? Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Spring meeting, Orlando, FL. 15 May 2015

Dr Damian Roland spoke at the Rapid Response Systems Conference on the 18 May entitled ‘Paediatric Early Warning Scores: Achilles Heel or Holy Grail’

Papers accepted

  1. Roland, D.; Balsev, T. Use of patient video cases in medical education. Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition

Other news...

Congratulations to Prof Mary Dixon-Woods, who has been made a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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