10:00:00 - 16:00:00

NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC Annual Symposium 2019

Crowne Plaza Manchester - Oxford Road, 55 Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PQ

Wednesday 22 May, 2019, 10:00 - 16:00

What is this event about?
This event will cover key topics of relevance to patient safety in Greater Manchester and beyond, including:

  • Artificial Intelligence and patient safety
  • Transitions of care and patient safety
  • Avoidable harm and patient safety
  • Unique health and social care infrastructure in Greater Manchester

Who is this event for?
Anyone with an interest in patient safety in healthcare. This may include health researchers, healthcare professionals and healthcare professional bodies, policymakers, healthcare organisations, patients and carers. Places are limited to 120.

Confirmed speakers

  • Aidan Fowler: NHS National Director of Patient Safety
  • Jon Rouse: Chief Officer – Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Karina Aase: Centre Director for SHARE – Centre for Resilience in Healthcare, University of Stavanger
  • Anita Burgun: Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Paris Descartes University, Necker Children’s Hospital and Georges Pompidou European Hospital

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Attendance at this event is free, but registration is required.

Please note: photography will take place at this event, which may be used in future NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC promotional materials.


The NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (Greater Manchester PSTRC) is a partnership between The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

It is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for five years from August 2017.

The centre’s main aim is to improve patient safety within and between healthcare settings. It does this through its research, which takes place across four research themes:

  • Medication Safety
  • Safer Care Systems and Transitions
  • Safety in Marginalised Groups
  • Safety Informatics
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