The ethos of Risky Business is to share everything we have learned on safety and improvement in healthcare and from those who operate in risky environments such as business, politics, emergency services, exploration, and sport.
Senior frontline clinicians from many of the leading children’s hospitals around the world will share their experiences of their latestpatient safety, improvement and innovation initiatives including:
Join us to hear and meet remarkable people behind the headlines who made a difference in extreme situations such as: The Grenfell fire, The Manchester bombings, The Novichock incident, The Thai Football Cave Rescuer and many more….
Lead consultant for Scotland’s Emergency Medical Retrieval Service
High performance team communication under pressure
Tribal Elder of the Maasai Mara
Leadership in the Maasai Mara Tribe
Award-winning social advocate
Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership
Chief Executive of The Clink Charity
Putting Hope On The Menu
Policy advisor, business consultant and writer on sustainability
The Risks of Inaction and Insufficient Action on Climate Change
Experienced coach, advisor and organisational leader
Creating Conditions To Enable Teams To Think At Their Best
Consultant in Sleep Medicine at Evelina London Children’s Hospital
Why we need to talk about fatigue
Medical Director at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Managing a Novichok Crisis – How to effectively support teams
Former Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade and the first woman to hold this position
Supporting one’s team and self following crises
News presenter at ITV, radio show host for Classic FM
"Disaster Prevention Doctor" volunteering full time with Extinction Rebellion
A doctor's duty to rebel: What government can learn from health care professionals about leadership in the face of climate breakdown
Each team below will do a 10-12 minute overview of how they led cultural change throughout their organisation followed by 15 minutes of more personalised Q and A at each of the breakfast tables.
The Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC. Prof David Wessel (Executive Vice President), Mary Anne Hilliard (Chief of Counsel) and Dr Rahul Shah (Vice President for Medical Affairs and Safety)
The Washington DC team will give examples of programs they initiated with their board and with their staff that were most successful. For example their Board to Bedside programme whereby Board members go to the bedside in the units and talk to staff about their quality and safety work and what has made a difference.
Dr Jeanette Conley, (Executive Director Medicine Sydney Adventist Hospital), Prof Alex Sia (CEO KK Womans and Children's Hospital) and Dr Mark O'Brien (Medical Director, Cognitive Institute). Sessions to be chaired by Dr Fiona Godlee Editor-in-Chief for the BMJ. (Supported by BMJ and Medical Protection).
The Cognitive Institute and the hospital execs they have been working with across Australasia will talk about their programme of cultural change in staff behaviour to create a safer and happier place to work.