Patient safety Conference: the national strategy and examples from practice

Sue Overton, MUS Team Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Event 23 October 2019Location 8 Regents Wharf, London N1 9R

A deep-dive in to the patient safety agenda to implement the national strategy


23 October 2019


8 Regents Wharf, London N1 9R

About the event

This event aimed to gain strategic-level insights into developments within patient safety; and learn about successful medication safety interventions from the WHO good practice repository.

The target audience of this event included:

  • Senior NHS Pharmacists providing, managing or supporting patient facing services in any pharmacy setting
  • Senior CCG Pharmacists commissioning patient facing services

What was covered

The learning outcomes from this event were:

  • To learn about the national patient safety strategy and implications for medicines optimisation.
  • To learn about emerging developments in Medicines Governance best practice.
  • To identify areas for improvement of your current service provision and start to develop an action plan to address deficits.
  • To take the opportunity to share good practice and network with peers to develop and explore opportunities to collaborate.


A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations

SPS speakers

Read more about our SPS colleagues by following the links.

Non-SPS speakers

We were joined by the following expert speakers:

Matthew Fogarty

Deputy Director of Patient Safety (Policy and Strategy) NHS E/I

Nichola Crust

National Investigator, HSIB

Richard Cattell

Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS E/I

Dinesh Gupta

Assistant Chief Pharmacist, BHR University hospitals

Dolly Sud

Mental Health Pharmacist, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Kathryn Steele

Senior Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist, Brighton and Hove CCG

Lucy Galloway

Principal Pharmacist NHS Croydon CCG

Presentation resources

Slides from the presentation are now available below

Contact us

Contact the Admin Team if you have any questions