10:00:00 - 16:00:00

Nurturing a safety culture across our health and social care system

King's House, King's Church, Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB

Greater Manchester & Eastern Cheshire Patient Safety Collaborative (GMEC PSC) wish to invite you to the ‘Nurturing a Safety Culture Across our Health & Social Care System’ Learning System event.

Organisations and systems are increasingly focused on improving the safety of healthcare processes and techniques as a means of improving patient outcomes. This, in turn, has led to a greater recognition of the importance of the culture within the organisations and teams making quality improvements.

The purpose of this event is to explore what we mean by a ‘safety culture’ and how we can enable individuals to work safely within a healthcare system, identify the principles inherent in a ‘good’ safety system, and showcase local examples of good practice as a means of stimulating discussion, debate and system change.

This full day event is free to attend and delegates are invited from across ALL health and social care systems and services – examples include maternity and neonatal units, acute trusts, mental health trusts, ambulance services, care homes, community services, GP practices and Out-of-hours providers.

The day will be split into 2 interactive sessions comprising:

10:00am – 1:00pm Safety

Explore the principles of a good safety system, how we help people work safely and learn about the latest thinking in safety such as ‘safety II’

1:00pm – 4:00pm Culture

Exemplar workshops from local teams/organisations to enable delegates to distinguish the knowledge, resources and tools necessary to nurture and develop a safety culture within their own organisation

How do I book a place? Tickets are available on Eventbrite, please register early to avoid disappointment. Delegates may register for the full workshop OR select the morning session or afternoon session.

If you would like more information, please contact Eva Bedford or Debby Gould, Programme Leads:



GMEC PSC is part of Health Innovation Manchester, an Academic Health Science System established to drive innovation into health and social care services at pace. These interactive events create a safe space in which people can learn from and with each other to define what works and why; cutting through hierarchy and bureaucracy and rapidly spreading innovation and good practice.

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