It is with sadness that we share the news that Dr. Brian Kavanagh passed away on June 15, 2019. Brian had been unwell over recent months and his passing is a monumental loss to the Hospital for Sick Children, the University of Toronto and the field of critical care worldwide.
Risky Business’s purpose is having a real impact on society. Each visit to the conference shows just how much we still have to learn...
As a medical student, an aspiring Anaesthetist and Pre-Hospitalist and a Human Factors enthusiast, when I was offered the chance to attend Risky Business 2019, I jumped at the opportunity.
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I was amazed to what extent the lessons taken from the conference are likely to influence my future professional life.
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Two significant pieces of medical news appeared recently. The first pointed to the crisis in recruitment and retention of GPs to the NHS.
I have just watched some interviews with politicians following the local election results. Clearly the British public have delivered a message to the two big parties however the responses from various representatives appear to be one of denial.
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...
There was an excellent 3-part film aired this week on BBC 4 reflecting on the case of the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe.
As we approach Risky Business 2019, Guy (friend, colleague, former pilot & cofounder) and I were sitting at Tutti’s coffee shop and reminiscing about how it all started on the back of an envelope in Tutti’s around 15 years ago.
How we chose the themes and speakers for Risky Business London 2019
This week we were treated to the news about a BA flight that took off from London and ended up in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf, Germany.
I am sure we were all horrified at the carnage that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand last week. In many ways it brings home to everyone the fragility of life and how, because of a moment of madness by a crazed and misguided individual, families' lives can be changed forever.
As a former hostage and crisis negotiator I simply love removing the mystery and revealing the magic surrounding communication skills and tactics that can help everyone connect, understand and influence with ease.
One of the things that struck me this week was the developing contagion following the tragic air accident in Ethiopia involving a similar aircraft to the Indonesian crash last year.
How professionals deal with risk is one of the themes covered at our London Conference 2019, 6th & 7th June, Kings Place. Read the Risky Business Blog.
Looking through today’s Times newspaper it is amazing how many of the topics addressed in a single issue will feature at our next Risky Business conference on June 5-7.
Risk Management along with Patient Safety are two of the main themes of Risky Business Event talks. Find out more about the benefits of attending.
Nursing professionals & risk. Gill Rogers writes about how much Risky Business Events talks have inspired her as a nursing practitioner.