Sharing ideas on Risk, Human Performance, Teams and Leaders

London 2019

Crisis Management, Innovation & Well-being

Due to the high interest in this event - we have sold out in previous years - please book early to avoid disappointment.

The annual Risky Business London conference will return for its 9th year in 2019 and will run over three days. The aim of Risky Business is to improve outcomes and safety in healthcare and other industries.

5th June Risky Business
Learning across healthcare

The packed programme will include short sharp focused talks from senior frontline colleagues and executives from many of the leading children’s hospitals around the world. They will share experiences of their latest patient safety, improvement and innovation initiatives in their organisations.

6th & 7th June Risky Business
Learning from other industries

The conference will focus on cross industry learning through sharing experiences and ideas between those who operate in risky environments such as business, emergency services, exploration, sport and healthcare. Learning how to manage risk, harness innovation, improve teamwork and leadership are all vital ingredients in achieving our ultimate goal to improve safety and outcomes.

Sharing ideas and experience from senior clinicians from many of the leading children’s hospitals across the world.

Professor David Wessel

Chief Medical Officer – Children’s National Hospital Washington DC, USA

Dr Geoff Bird

Senior Intensive Care Consultant – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Dr Karen Harrington

Director of Programme – CHU Sainte Justine – Montreal - Canada

Dr David Cooper

Medical Director - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre, USA

How to be a rule breaker in a system of rule followers

Professor Peter Waters

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery – Children’s Hospital of Boston, USA

Dr Emma McCahon

Clinical Director of Operations – Sydney Children’s Hospital , Australia

Professor Peter Laussen

Chief critical care – SickKids – Toronto - Canada

Artificial Intelligence - Trendy research or real value?

Dr Tex Kissoon

Chief Medical Officer – Vancouver Children’s Hospital, Canada

Harris Baden

Chief Critical Care - Seattle Children’s Hospital, USA

Relationship business and hospitals

Dr Mignon McCulloch

Director of Critical Care / Renal Services - Red Cross Children’s Hospital, South Africa

Simulating discussions with families, ethics of transplantation in developing country & managing the water crisis

THAI CAVE RESCUE AND TRANSLATABLE LESSONS FOR HEALTHCARE

John Volanthen

British diver who was the first to reach the twelve football boys and their coach trapped in the Thai cave in 2018

The story of how we did it

Professor Yves D’Udekem

Cardiac surgeon and caver

The lessons I take from caving to cardiac surgery and vice-versa

CRISIS MANAGEMENT: LESSONS FROM RECENT ATROCITIES IN LONDON AND MANCHESTER

Dr Richard Smith

Consultant Trauma Resuscitation Anaesthetist, Royal Stoke University Hospital. Manchester Bombing – sole emergency responder

Lessons for triage and “when to break protocol” during a major disaster

Dr Mike Christian

Head of Safety, Helicopter Emergency Service, First responder at the London Bridge terrorist attack

Adapting to a fluid and fast moving situation during a major disaster and how social media can play a part

CPR – TAKING THE LATEST INNOVATIONS & TECHNOLOGIES TO THE PATIENT

Professor Mark Wilson

Neurosurgeon & pre-hospital medicine expert, St Mary’s Hospital and air ambulance. Founder of the Goodsam Resuscitaiton app

Using technology to train and maximise bystander response in emergencies

Professor Richard Lyon

Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, HEMS Director of Research for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance 

Use of video assisted technologies to improving outcomes after out-of-hospital resuscitation

MEMORABLE LESSONS IN HUMAN FACTORS AND SYSTEM FAILURE

Captain Antonio di Lieto

Senior Instructor, Centre for Simulator Maritime Training, Carnival Corporation and Author: Costa Concordia Anatomy of an organisational accident

Costa Concordia: human factors and organisational issues

Tom Williams

Rugby player at the centre of the “Bloodgate” incident in the semi-final of the Heineken Rugby Cup

The story of Bloodgate from a player’s perspective

Margaret Heffernan

Entrepeneur, International businesswoman, author of Wilful Blindness, A Bigger Prize and Beyond Measure, the impact of small change.

Wilful blindness at an individual and organizational level.

DEADLOCK: BETWEEN FAMILIES AND PROFESSIONALS

Professor Jo Delahunty QC 

Leading barrister specialising in family and children’s cases

Dealing with deadlock between healthcare professionals and their patients / families.

BREXIT – HOW DO WE MAKE THE BEST OF IT NOW?

Lord Adonis

Labour party politician, academic and journalist

Brexit – What now?

ATTITUDE AND INSPIRATION

Billy ‘The Whizz’ Monger

Young racing driver who lost both his legs in a horrific F4 racing accident at Donnington Park in 2017 aged 17 years. Now back racing and hoping to become a F1 driver

Resilience

CREATING GENUINE DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKFORCE

Yvonne Coghill, CBE, OBE FRCN (Hon)

Director – NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) Implementation.

Diversity in our workforces – How do we practically make this happen?

LEADERSHIP - TEAMWORK

Nick Fry

Former CEO Aston Martin and Mercedes F1 Team

Q&A: How would we have dealt with such a situation in the motor industry?

INNOVATION AND DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Dr Michael Stein

Chairman and CEO of Oxstem, Co-Founder the Map of Medicine and Doctor care

Disruptive technologies and the future of regenerative stem cell therapies

Christopher J Connell

Chief Hospital Design Officer, Cleveland Clinic

Latest thinking & technology in hospital design to maximise patient safety and efficiency

WELL BEING

Captain Steve Allright

BA training Captain

Taking the fear out of flying

SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION

Prof Tim Briggs CBE – MD RNOH

President British Orthopaedic Association, National Director Clinical Quality and Efficiency, National Lead for the getting it right first time (GIRFT) programme

What are the successes of the GIRFT programme so far and what’s next

Professor David Wessel

Chief medical office at Children’s National Hospital, Washington DC

How a re-invigorated safety programme can save dollars

Mark O’Brien & CEO Singapore Hospital Group

Cognitive institute, MPS and Singapore Collaborative Group

What can be achieved by a whole hospital system change in behavioural culture

Steve Meuthing

Chief Quality Officer – Cincinnati Children’s Medical Centre and co-founder of solutions for patient safety national collaborative

Solutions for patient safety – What’s possible with a 130 hospital collaboration?

Venue Information

The conference will be held at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

How to book

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