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The Improvement Academy and the Yorkshire Quality & Safety Research group, based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, are holding the UK's first national conference focusing on Evidence-Based Improvement in Healthcare.

This two-day conference is being held at the Harrogate International Conference Centre, Keynote speakers include Henry Marsh, author of “Do No Harm”, Mike Durkin, National Director of Patient Safety at NHS England, Nick Barber, Consultant at The Health Foundation and Nick Black, Chair of National Advisory Group for Clinical Audit and Enquiries. 

Workshops will be running across both days and will include sessions for all levels of experience.  Currently confirmed sessions are an Introduction to Quality Improvement, Human Factors & Patient Safety Positive Deviance in Healthcare and Improvement, Safer Surgery, Sign Up to Safety and Using Behaviour Change in Improvement

Registration and abstract submission is now open.  Full details can be found on the Improvement Academy website:

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Forthcoming events

Which changes are making a difference? -- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Oxford Health NHS FT

Monday, 30 September 2019, 2.30pm to 5pm @ Seminar Room, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) across England have been changing. But which changes, or combination of changes, have been most effective? Which changes gave the best clinical outcomes or proved most cost-effective?