Sharing ideas on Risk, Human Performance, Teams and Leaders

London Conference, June 5 to 7, 2019
Crisis Management, Leadership, Innovation and Well Being

As a recent speaker, Steve Meuthing, said: “We cannot compete on safety. We have a moral obligation to share anything we have learned which will help another doctor or hospital practice more safely” That is the ethos behind Risky Business. Our aim is to share experiences and ideas between those who operate in risky environments such as business, politics, emergency services, exploration, sport and healthcare.

Risky Business Main Conference: 6 & 7 June 2019
Learning from emergency services, exploration, sport, and business

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….

Risky Business Pre-conference - Healthcare Paediatric Day: 5 June 2019
Learning from paediatric centres of excellence around the globe

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: The role of live video recording at the bedside, relationship of teams and their managers, when to break SOPs. latest technologies: AI and predicting deterioration, resolving deadlock, teamwork at the limits etc

Big Breakfast Masterclass Day 1 - Thursday 6 June, 8am
Cultural Change in Safety leading to a reduction in Litigation

Prof David Wessel (Executive Vice President), Mary AnneHilliard(Chief of Counsel) and Dr Rahul Shah (Vice President for Medical Affairs and Safety)

The Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC

The team will do a short presentation of what they did to improve the safety culture at their organisation which led to a significant reduction in litigation.

The speakers will then rotate around the breakfast round tables to give delegates the unique opportunity to ask in-depth questions.

Session to be chaired by Dr Fiona Godlee
Editor-in-Chief for the BMJ (Supported by BMJ)

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Big Breakfast Masterclass Day 1 - FRIDAY 7 June, 8am
Cultural Change in Staff Behaviour and Safety

Mrs Chew Kwee Tiang (Chief Executive, Yishun Health / Khoo Teck Puat Hospitall, Singapore), Prof Alex Sia (CEO KK Womans and Children’s Hospital, Singapore) and Dr Mark O’Brien (Medical Director, CognitiveInstitute).

Mrs Chew Kwee Tiang will do a short presentation of what they did to change the behavioural culture at their organisation which created a happier and safer work environment for their patients and staff.

The speakers will then rotate around the breakfast round tables to give delegates the unique opportunity to ask in-depth personalised questions.

Session to be chaired by Dr Mark O'Brien
(Supported by Medical Protection)

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