Category Archives: non CHI+MED

Patient Safety Awards 2016

Patient Safety Awards 2016 Now in their 8th year, the Patient Safety Awards continue to recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. Joining forces this year with the Patient Safety Congress, there is even more opportunity … Continue reading

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Workshop at #OzCHI – SmartHealth: 7th International Workshop on Technologies for Health and Wellbeing

There’s a call for papers (submission date 28 August 2015) for the SmartHealth workshop that’s taking place on 7 December as part of OzCHI 2015, Australia’s annual conference on Human-Computer Interaction, to be held in Melbourne between 7th and 10th … Continue reading

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Pharmacy legislation: Government consultation [closes 14 May] on learning from dispensing errors #ptsafety

“Encouraging pharmacy professionals to report, share and learn from mistakes improves patient safety through ensuring mistakes aren’t repeated.” – from the FAQ. This is a Government consultation which will close on Thursday 14 May and is to do with community … Continue reading

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[mini post] On-air swear: John Inverdale’s #Errordiary-worthy slip of the tongue

There was a rather unfortunate Errordiary moment a couple of weeks ago when sports commentator John Inverdale managed to elide the phrases ‘rose coloured’ and ‘rose tinted’ into one rather unfortunate on-air profanity (language warning). The resulting linguistic mishap is … Continue reading

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Where’s the @ key? An unintuitive interface on a photocopier / scanner

This is the display shown when a user (most recently me) is trying to register an email address so that documents can be scanned and sent by email as an attachment, without having to type in the address each time. … Continue reading

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Patient Safety resources online – and how you can add yours, via @CHAIN_Network #ptsafety #patientsafety

There are over 2,000 subscribers to the Patient Safety sub-group of CHAIN (Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, it’s free to join) and CHAIN has taken the opportunity to (a) highlight resources that are already available on this topic and … Continue reading

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[London, 18 Nov, FREE] The App-othecary: is the future of medicine calling? #AMSapp via @oopsohno

This is a free public event organised by the Academy of Medical Sciences and taking place at Somerset House, Aldwych, Strand tomorrow evening from 7.30 until 9pm, as part of the ‘Makerversity‘ series of events. You can also follow the … Continue reading

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