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BSDH 2017 Winter meeting 8/12/17

    BSDH Winter Conference 2017   Clinical safety in Special Care Dentistry   Friday 8 December 2017 Royal College of Physicians, London  Booking form can be downloaded here Learning objectives ·         Evidence from surgery re safer surgery initiatives ·         Non technical surgical skills ·         Human factors ·         Enabling learners to make errors while keeping patients safe ·         Aspects of staff safety   Programme     08:45     Registration, refreshments and exhibition       09:15 Welcome Avril Macpherson, President BSDH     09:20 Patient safety – the historical perspective ·       The academic basis of patient safety and how it has developed ·       The Swiss cheese model ·       The importance of culture.   Michael Pemberton, Clinical Head of Division, Consultant in Oral Medicine, University Dental Hospital of Manchester     10:00 Introduction to human factors Neal Jones, Assistant Director of Patient Safety, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust       10:40-11:10     Morning refreshments and exhibition       11:10 Human performance and error causation Neal Jones, Assistant Director of Patient Safety, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust     11:50 Evaluation of human factors training for dental teams Suzanne Burke, Acting Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital     12:20 Getting it right first time – improving quality in clinical dental care Liz Jones, GiRFT Clinical Lead for Hospital Dentistry       13:00-14:00     Lunch and exhibition       14:00 Scottish Patient Safety Programme for Dentistry Jill Gilles, Programme Lead, Health Improvement Scotland     14:40 The practical application of clinical safety principles in a special care dentistry team Andy Kwasnicki, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital   Kathryn Bebb, Clinical Lecturer in Special Care Dentistry, University of Liverpool     15:40 Q&A     15:50 Induction of the new BSDH President Lorna Hollingsworth       16:00     Afternoon refreshments and exhibition       16:20 BSDH AGM       17:00*     Close       *approximate timing

BSDH TRAVEL AWARDS Value of award: £500 (2 awards available per year)

Entry criteria: The British Society of Disability and Oral Health has established these awards to support BSDH members (excluding consultants and equivalent academic grades) who wish to present a poster or oral communication at scientific meetings of the International Association for Disability & Oral Health (IADH) or the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) . Up to two awards of £500 will be available per annum.

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please entitle your email ‘BSDH travel award application’

 

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 4 March 2018

The winning entry(s) will receive their certificate and cheque as part of the conference proceedings at the BSDH Spring Conference 2018, date TBC, or it can be sent in the post if the person is unable to attend. The winning entry(s) will present at the BSDH Winter Conference 2018, date TBC. If a winning abstract is not accepted for the proposed conference, or the applicant is subsequently unable to attend the named meeting, BSDH must be informed and the award may have to be returned to the Society.