The Human Factors of Error: Effective Investigation to Improve Patient Safety

Category: Patient Safety, Human Factors & Simulation - Other

Date: September 19th 2016 8:30am until September 21st 2016 5:00pm

Location: Bristol Medical Simulation Centre BS2 8AE

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This event is aimed at junior/trainee doctors across the south west.


An innovative 3 day interactive workshop combining High Impact Debriefing, Human Factors and Root Cause Analysis theory, techniques and tools to investigate patient safety incidents.


Delivered by experienced educators with practical expertise in the use of human factors and investigation techniques. Transforming care through annually training hundreds of multi-professional healthcare staff in the art of effective error investigation and action plan implementation.


Workshops are delivered in established education venues to provide the optimum training experience.  Option for on-site organisational training can be negotiated.


Workshop provides ‘hands on’ practice in human factors analysis of events through combining advocacy inquiry debriefing skills with tested investigation techniques – all with the aim of discovery and learning from patient safety incidents.


The benefits:


After completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the human element of a patient safety incident – why we make mistakes
  • Take a structured approach to simple and complex patient safety incident investigations
  • With the support of the facilitators, conduct an incident investigation using this approach
  • Prepare an incident investigation report with action plan
  • Explore the importance of leadership and team working for effective investigation
  • Apply debriefing skills to the inquiry, action setting and team support aspects of root cause analysis investigations


Each day will start with registration at 08.30 and will finish at 17.00.


This course has been funded and therefore free to our junior doctors.


To book a place please visit the following website: