Title of this event: Patient safety: the national strategy and examples from practice. The programme is attached below together with presentations from the meeting.
Purpose of this event: To gain strategic-level insights into developments within patient safety; and learn about successful medication safety interventions from the WHO good practice repository.
Anticipated topics: What to expect from the national patient safety strategy, the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch and a Medicines Governance best practice model. The afternoon has some excellent examples of practice that were accepted onto the WHO good practice repository, including work around opioids in chronic pain, cardiometabolic risk in severe mental illness, valproate in females and an integrated medicines optimisation service
Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety Team