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Patient Safety in Hospices - In-Person Conference

Fri, 7 Jun 2024

15Hatfields, London

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This conference focuses on improving safety for hospice patients.

The day will highlight best practice in improving safety in hospices, highlight new developments such as the implications of the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), and the new CQC Inspection Framework, and will focus on key clinical safety areas such as falls prevention, medication safety, reduction and management of pressure ulcers, nutrition and hydration, improving the response and investigation of incidents, preparing for onsite inspections and developing a compassionate culture in hospices.

“Patient safety is a key domain of quality in hospice care.”

Hospice UK 2023

“Evidence has shown that unsafe care poses risk of significant harm to terminally ill patients receiving palliative care”

Marie Curie 2022

“In August 2022 NHS England published its Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), which replaces the Serious Incidents Framework (SIF). The PSIRF is a contractual requirement and is mandatory for all providers of NHS-funded care”

NHS England

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve patient safety in hospices

  • Learn from outstanding practice in improving patient safety

  • Reflect on national developments and learning including implications of PSIRF, and the New CQC Inspection Framework 

  • Improve the way you reduce, investigate and manage pressure ulcers

  • Develop your skills in falls prevention and identify key interventions to reduce falls

  • Understand how you can improve medication safety and symptom control

  • Improve nutrition and hydration practice

  • Train and educate frontline staff in patient safety

  • Ensure prompt identification of deterioration

  • Develop your skills in compassionate leadership and drive a safety culture in your hospice

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 hours training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

Speakers include:

Ms Julia Russell

Senior Clinical and Quality Improvement Manager
Hospice UK

Dr Syed Qamar Abbas

Medical Director
Palliative Medicine
St Clare Hospice

Ms Jane Eades

Acting Director of Nursing and Quality
Nursing and Quality
Marie Curie Cancer Care

Ms Jackie Stephen-Haynes

Professor in Wound Healing
Birmingham City University

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue


15Hatfields, Chadwick Court, London, SE1 8DJ

By rail

15Hatfields is situated no more than a 10-minute walk from four underground and mainline stations: Waterloo Station, Southwark Station, Blackfriars Station, Waterloo East

Venue Map

Fee Options

NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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