Sharing Care and Compassion with Simulation
In it’s eighth year, this interactive conference bring together nurses, midwives and allied health professionals from practice and academic settings to share, network and debate new and exciting ways of using simulation in undergraduate and postgraduate education in care settings.
This year’s theme reflects the current debate in healthcare about demonstrating care and compassion when delivering care.
To register or submit an abstract please follow the link to the website!
Angela Roots, Stroke Practice Facilitator at King’s College Hospital, will be showcasing some of our simulation work at the UK Stroke Forum Conference in Harrogate on 3-5th December.
Dr Janet Anderson and Dr Alastair Ross attended the Resilient Health Care Net Summer Meeting, August 26-28, 2013 in Middlefart, Denmark where they spoke on psychological approaches to patient safety, and how to operationalise resilience in practice.
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.
Dr Alastair Ross has been invited by the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors Healthcare Special Interest Group to give a talk on Resilience based approaches to Human Factors in Healthcare on November 25th 2013 at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, All Saints Street, London.