2018 National Patient Safety Conference

The 3rd National Patient Safety Conference was held in the Printworks, Dublin Castle on October 17th and 18th 2018.









Monday 17th October 2018

Communication from a Regulatory Perspective – Bill Prasifka, Medical Council

Communicating effectively by delivering a literacy friendly health service (Workshop Presentation) – Helen Ryan – National Adult Literacy Agency & Lee Mitchell – Learner Ambassador

After Action Reviewing: supporting safety – Cornelia Stuart – HSE Quality & Risk/Theresa Kane – Institute for Leadership RCSI/ Una Healy – St Hames’s Hospital Dublin

Using the GRADE Evidence Decision Framework (EtD) to make decisions (Workshop Presentation) -Dr Sinéad O’Neill – HRB-CICER/Dr Barbara Clyne – HRB-CICER/Michelle O’Neill – HRB-CICER/Dr Miriam Bell – HSE ONMSD

Listening and responding to what patients tell us about their experience of communicaton in Irish hospitals.  The National Healthcare Communication Initiative – Prof Eva Doherty RCSI/Winnifred Ryan – HSE HR

Tuesday 18th October 2018

Health Literacy and Chronic Disease Management – Evidence for Patient Safety and Patient Empowerment – Dr Laura Mackey – UCD

Health Literacy in Ireland – implications for patient involvement and improved patient outcomes – Dr Sarah Gibney – Dept of Health

Healthcare Audi – evidence and learning on communication – Cora McCaughan – HSE QAVD

Snapshots: perspectives on the importance of communication in Implementation – Dr Aisling Sheehan – Centre for Effective Services  (Theory)

National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare: Enabling Self-Assessment Utilising the QA+I Tool (Workshop Presentation) – Margaret Brennan/Declan O’Keeffe – HSE Acute Operations & Tess Fogarty – Saolta Healthcare Group