Let’s Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast brings you the latest news from the College, providing informative, educational and entertaining content covering a range of healthcare topics and hosting a variety of expert speakers from the RCSEd membership and beyond. If you'd like to ask a question of our hosts or submit a topic for discussion please contact us at LTS@rcsed.ac.uk
Let's Talk Surgery: The RCSEd Podcast
Podcast episodes in category "Patient Safety"
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Episode #39: "Patient Safety, Lifebox and WHO Surgical Checklist with Tom Weiser"24 September 2021 |
On the back of the recent World Patient Safety day, Tom Weiser, Trauma and General Surgeon at Stanford joins the Let’s Talk Surgery Podcast to talk some of his landmark patient safety initiatives including developing the WHO Surgical Checklist, and Lifebox (www.lifebox.org). Extremely fascinating, charismatic and inspiring reflections of his journey and the impact of these patient safety initiatives as well as what the future holds. One top tip shared - “When you don’t know what to do, do what you know until you know what to do…”
Episode 37: "Simon Paterson-Brown & MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors"30 July 2021 |
Mr Simon Paterson-Brown joins the podcast as co-director of the MSc in Patient Safety & Clinical Human factors to discuss the aims of the course, its inception and applicability in everyday healthcare delivery.
Episode 22: '‘Improving Safety Out of Hours’ campaign – Beth Lineham''26 March 2021 |
Following the recent publication of ‘Patient Safety: Improving Safety Out of Hours’ document, Greg and Sesi are joined by Beth Lineham, Orthopaedic Registrar and co-author of the report, to discuss some of the salient points identified in the survey. They discuss key issues highlighted and some examples of good practice noted in the survey.
Episode #19: "Patient Safety Series #4 with Kevin Turner – we are ordinary people”5 March 2021 |
In the final episode of the patient safety series, Greg and Sesi welcome Kevin Turner, consultant urologist and chair of the surgical adverse events first aid response working group to discuss patient safety from the lens of resilience in surgeons and other clinicians. We discuss the concept of the secondary casualty following significant adverse events, how we can support clinicians through complications and some of the data coming out of ongoing research in this area. Very insightful and fun discussions.
Episode #18: "Patient Safety Series #3 with Professor Rhona Flin"26 February 2021 |
As our focus on patient safety continues, Greg and Sesi welcome Professor Rhona Flin to the podcast to discuss her journey through psychology, human factors and translation of her work to the frontline of healthcare.
Episode #17: "Patient Safety Series #2 - ‘Just Culture, not blame culture’ with Martin Bromiley"19 February 2021 |
The second instalment of the patient safety series - Out of the darkness of the death of his wife in 2005 came a number of positives – Martin has continued to advocate for patient safety to be at the forefront of all we do in health and social care around the world. The Clinical Human Factors Group, his journey through adversity and how we can aim for a ‘just culture rather than blame culture’ is also explored in this absolutely brilliant episode of the LTS podcast. One of the most passionate, honest and insightful conversations Greg and Sesi have had since the inception of the podcast!
Episode #16: "Patient Safety Series #1 with Anna Paisley"12 February 2021 |
The first of 5 episodes in our patient safety series which looks to interview leading figures in patient safety work across RCSEd and the rest of the UK. Miss Anna Paisley, consultant Upper GI Surgeon and chair of the RCSED Patient Safety Group joins Greg and Sesi.
World Patient Safety Day17 September 2020 |
As we mark World Patient Safety Day, Chair of the RCSEd Patient Safety Group, Anna Paisley, shares a message, focusing on the work the College has been undertaking to uphold and improve the quality and standards of patient care within the healthcare sector.