Human Factors in Healthcare: Patient and provider safety.
The Healthcare Special Interest Group of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors is holding a one day symposium on 25th November, 2013 in London. This is an exciting event which will end the year long IEHF campaign to raise awareness of human factors in healthcare. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dr. Alastair Ross, a human factors specialist with interests in systems, safety and cognition, and Jane Reid, a quality and safety specialist with a nursing background who has advised the NHS and WHO. Further information about the programme will be announced as it comes to hand. Please consider submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation and share your work with fellow human factors professionals and clinicians. The deadline for submission has been extended to June 30th. More information can be found here.