Category Archives: Events

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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Button batteries can kill if swallowed

Button batteries can kill if swallowed. Treat as a medical emergency and go to A&E / ER. Here are some suggestions for reducing harm from button batteries. Continue reading

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Aviation and its contribution to healthcare (free talk in London, 25 Nov)

Via the Interesting Talks in London Twitter feed. Aviation and its contribution to healthcare Wednesday 25 November 2015, 6-7pm Museum of London, Barbican Barbican London EC2Y FREE – no booking, just turn up (first come first served) Talk by Professor … Continue reading

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[Free, London] The magic of {Christmas} Computer Science – magic show for secondary schools

Thanks to support from the IET, CHI+MEDics Profs Paul Curzon and Peter McOwan will be hosting a magic show for secondary school-aged children and teenagers (and their brothers & sisters, parents & grandparents, guardians, friends, teachers etc) in the Great … 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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FDA warns about cybersecurity re: hacking risk for hospital infusion pump

From the FDA’s Safety Communication updates (click to subscribe) “Today [31 July 2015] the FDA issued a Safety Communication on cybersecurity vulnerabilities of the Hospira Symbiq Infusion System. Hospira and an independent researcher confirmed that it is possible to access the … Continue reading

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[mini post] An accident waiting to happen – a potentially dangerous road crossing

Somone is going to die on this pedestrian crossing. Incredibly dangerous location of green man light. — Matt Turner (@Mattturner86) March 15, 2015 In this YouTube video, tweeted by Mattturner86, a road crossing indicator is shown turning to green … Continue reading

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