Human Factors Forum

Improving Health & Social care

Dr Alexandra Lang will present an introduction of what Human Factors can bring to the ‘party’ of healthcare improvement work. Using a selection of short case studies, she will explain how HF can facilitate and enable change within project teams and over time to achieve positive outcomes and improvements which are representative of service user and provider (workforce) need.

Who should be trained in HF: Clinical staff, Managers or Leaders?

Paul is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors specialist, Safety Scientist and Medical Educator with NHS Education for Scotland based in Glasgow, where he is Programme Director (Safety & Improvement) and leads the Safety, Skills and Improvement Research Collaborative (SKIRC).

Teams, Tribes and Trust

Professor Jennifer Weller is Head of the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education at the University of Auckland, and a specialist anaesthetist at Auckland City Hospital.

Why We Shouldn't Teach Patient Safety

Dr Ross has wide interest in Organisational Psychology, Human Factors, and quality and safety in healthcare. He is conducting research into the behavioural and organisational aspects of preventive care in General Dental Practice, and oral care for older people living in Care Homes.

Planes, Trains and Envelopes

Steven Shorrock is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist interested in real human and system behavior, with experience in aviation, rail, onshore process industries, healthcare and government administration.