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Symposium: Improving Healthcare Improvement

Our symposium has been held.

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All are welcome to join us for our symposium: Improving Healthcare Improvement

  • Monday 26 August 2019, 1:50pm–4:00pm
  • Room 1.17, Otago Business School, Union Street East.

No cost to attend but please register before 20 August.

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Keynote speaker

Professor Mary Dixon-Woods

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Professor Mary Dixon-Woods.

Mary is the Health Foundation Professor of Healthcare Improvement Studies and Director of THIS Institute at the University of Cambridge. She leads a programme of research focused on healthcare improvement, healthcare ethics, and methodological innovation in studying healthcare.

A fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Academy of Medical Sciences, she is also a Professorial Fellow at Homerton College, Cambridge, an NIHR Senior Investigator, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Quality and Safety.

She served on the National Advisory Group on the Safety of Patients in England, which produced the Berwick report in 2013. She also served on the review of information technology in the NHS led by Professor Bob Wachter, which reported in 2016. She was a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator 2012-2019. She has been awarded honorary fellowships by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Mary was the Harveian Orator for the Royal College of Physicians in 2018, the 500th anniversary of the College’s founding.

View a full list of Mary’s publications:

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Monday 26 August 2019, 1:50pm–4:00pm, Room 1.17, Otago Business School, Union Street West

1:50–2:00pm Welcome address

2:00–2:45pm Keynote address: Improving Healthcare Improvement, Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, University of Cambridge

2:45–3:00pm Tea / coffee break

3:00–3:50pm Panel discussion: New Zealand healthcare system's readiness for improvement initiatives

3:50–4:00pm Closing remarks