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COVID-19 and the drive for safety and equality: Learning from the front line

Join us for this virtual event to mark World Patient Safety Day 2020 where we will be showcasing COVID-19 stories from the front line and sharing how these learnings are driving patient safety and equality.

  • Thursday 17th September 2020 10:00 (1 hour, 45 mins)
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About this event

On 17th September, the global patient safety community is uniting for the second annual World Patient Safety Day. Across the world, a series of events will be taking place in the name of health worker for patient safety.

In recognition of the crucial role that health worker safety plays in patient safety, the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC), part of the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) at Imperial College London, are honoured to be hosting a virtual event in close collaboration with our colleagues in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

This online event will include a primary focus on Black, Asian, and minority ethnic front-line staff, and their perspectives of working during the COVID-19 response. There will also be a live panel discussion, featuring UK and international safety leaders, and chaired by Dr Mike Durkin.

We are delighted to have the Former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and current Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee, The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt, joining us as a keynote speaker.

This is a free, public event - we hope as many people as possible will be able to join us to mark this prestigious occasion.

When and where?

Thursday 17 September 2020
10:00-11:45 BST

This is a free online event - please register via Eventbrite to attend. A link to the event and further details will be sent out to registered attendees prior to the event.

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