Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare (CARe) will be holding a Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass 7-8 May 2015


Keynote Talk from Professor Erik Hollnagel

One and a half day course aimed at researchers and health professionals who want to learn how to apply resilience engineering concepts to improve care quality and safety. The interactive masterclass, delivered by academics and healthcare professionals, will include an overview of resilience engineering principles and show how these can be applied to improve the quality of patient care.

For more information or to book a place on the Masterclass, please visit: http://resilencecentre.org.uk/masterclass

For further details about CARe, please visit: http://resiliencecentre.org.uk

St Thomas House SaIL Centre is a partner in a new Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare to be funded over three years by Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity in a collaboration between Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London. The grant holders are: Dr Peter Jaye (Director of Simulation, GSTT); Dr Janet Anderson (Senior Lecturer, KCL); Dr Alastair Ross (Senior Research Fellow, KCL); and Patricia Snell (Assistant Director, Clinical Governance, GSTT). The award is for £580,598 over three years from autumn 2013.

The Centre will involve projects in different clinical areas including Emergency Medicine and Older Persons’ Care and will focus on: good practice; adaptability, flexibility and problem solving; the ability to recover when something does go wrong; and provision of supportive organisational cultures.