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Human Factors in the NHS

5 December 2018

Course Information:

Human Factors is the science of understanding human behaviour and is applied and related through this workshop to the healthcare market-place. Human Factors has been defined as: “Enhancing clinical performance through an understanding of the effects of teamwork, tasks, equipment, workspace, culture, and the organisation on human beings and their behaviour.

How will you learn?
The programme includes: Module 1- Background to Human Factors and creating a Patient Safety Culture.
  • Human behaviour
Module 2- Seven steps to Patient Safety
  • Building a safety culture
Module 3- Engaging with clinicians and staff
  • Analysing the root cause of issues and incident decisions
  • The reflection process and its uses in learning experiences.
Who is the course for?

This course is for SAS and Trust Grade Doctors

What will you learn?

Measurable Aims: At the end of this programme, the delegate can:

  • Name the 7 steps to Patient Safety and explain each one.
  • Define 4 ways to analyse issues and find the root cause.
  • Describe the 4 stages of the GMC model for reflection.
  • List 4 personal skills needed to enhance your Patient Safety Culture.
Additional Information

This event is funded for SAS & Trust Grade Doctors only - Please contact the Course Administrator for a coupon code

A registration fee of £50.00 applies to all other Grades

Cancellation policy:

In the event you need to cancel your place on this course, the following terms and conditions apply:

  • If you have notified us at least 30 days prior to the commencement date of the course, your course fees will be returned minus a £10.00 administration fee. If you have received any course materials these must be returned prior to any refund.
  • Cancellation of your place within 30 days will result in a loss of all fees.
  • SAS & Trust Grades who book for free but fail to attend without prior notification will be charged the full course fee of £50.00


5 December 2018
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Laura Brown


Leeds Clinical Practice Centre
Ashley Wing, St James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street
Leeds, LS9 7TF
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