The complexity of healthcare demands exceptional skills in Leadership and Teamwork. It also requires that we can react to incredibly challenging situations at a moment’s notice. Our conference speakers have extraordinary stories to tell which address many of these issues.
This is a patient safety conference with a big difference. Exceptional speakers, from a wide array of high risk environments, share their stories of endeavour, safety, risk, human factors, systems and quality improvement.
Our motivational and world renown speakers tell their own stories of overcoming seemingly impossible odds. The lessons we can all draw from their experiences will help us manage risk and make our work environments safer, more efficient and happier places.
A hostage and crisis negotiator with Police Scotland Cathy gives practical advise on dealing with ‘special’ colleagues
England international footballer, John discusses the different ways that successful European clubs develop their squads
2014 Time Magazine’s person of the year tells how he managed the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia
BBC journalist Charlie Stayt discusses the challenges involved becoming a champion jockey
A Cambridge graduate and film director who directed the Oscar winner, Shakespeare in Love in 1998. John explains how to make a successful movie
Hashi arrived as a child refugee in the UK aged 9. Now at 35 he is one of the UK’s youngest and most successful barristers.
Journalist and documentary maker explains how she was emotionally duped by a world renowned thoracic surgeon
His mantra is “You are the difference’ and in his talk he explains how he developed his unique training and coaching product
How a quadruple amputee and mountaineer. “Nothing is impossible” with the right attitude
A fit teenager suddenly finds himself on ECMO at Great Ormond Street. Meet Anthony
Justice Sachs was a victim l of a state sponsored bomb. He explains how he met the man responsible for maiming him
Vice-chairman of Ogilvy and Mather Group, Rory tells us how to make consumers to change their habits
Professor of Social interaction at Loughborough University, Elizabeth tells us how to control a conversation to ensure success
Ethnographer and professor from Judge Business school, Cambridge discusses team dynamics and common misconceptions
Double Olympic champion in the skeleton bobsleigh, Lizzy tells Gabby how she mentally rehearses for her runs.
Ian was a founding director of Oxford Martin School. He discusses the global threats facing us all in the 21st century
A survivor of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash, Pedro assisted the families of the Chilean miners in 2010
Freelance journalist and author makes the case for never assuming things will turn out right and argues that being wrong prepares us and leads to improved safety outcomes
The next Risky Business Event in June 2019 focuses on crisis management, leadership, innovation and wellbeing. It is my view that if we are going to help people work safely we have to look after the wellbeing of our staff.
The recent closure of the Gatwick Runway in Dec 2018 was covered in a Panorama documentary. It highlighted the cost of disruption to 140,000 passengers and the airlines which alone lost 50 million pounds.
This is how the incident was reported on the BBC website...