Human Factors in Medicine
We are all human - Human Factors affects every single person in every single industry. Throughout 2017 these four sessions will look at how human factors is addressed in four industries ; Medicine, Nuclear, Construction and Transport.
Hosted by Neil Clark, the Human Factors workgroup chairman, this is the first in the series of Human Factors cross-industry learning events. We are delighted to welcome back a member of the Royal College of Surgeons - Manoj Kumar - who will offer a presentation around the medical industry and how patient safety is addressed, how challenges are overcome and some examples about the huge improvements which have been made to date. Mr. Kumar has presented at the Human Factors and Comeptence event in 2015. There will be an opportunity for questions and a discussion at the end.
Manoj is a Consultant Surgeon and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and also holds a Masters degree in Patient Safety: A Human Factors Approach, from the University of Aberdeen. Manoj is the National Clinical Lead for the Scottish Mortality and Morbidity Review Programme. He is actively involved in leading and improving mortality and morbidity review processes with a focus on learning and improvement in the NHS.
He is an advocate for the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), a member of the Scottish Government’s Duty of Candour Implementation Advisory Group and of the Law Society of Scotland’s Health and Medical Law Committee.
Places are limited - please contact Emily@StepChangeInSafety.net if you would like more information. This session will be recorded and available to view later. Please note - this session will be held at the AECC