Helen Hughes

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Helen Hughes

Helen Hughes

Chief Executive, Patient Safety Learning
Helen is Chief Executive of Patient Safety Learning. Helen's passion for improved patient safety is informed by personal family insight into the impact of unsafe care and the ineffectiveness of organisational responses to learn from error. She is an experienced leader in organisational effectiveness and transformational change. She has held leadership roles in healthcare in the UK and the WHO, the National Patient Safety Agency, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Parliamentary Health Services Ombudsman and the Charity Commission. Helen’s previous leadership roles in patient safety include, as Director of Operations of the National Patient Safety Agency, designing the first patient safety infrastructure and policy framework for the NHS in England, and Director of the National Reporting and Learning System. At the WHO, she held a range of roles, including partnership and patient safety programme management and executive lead of the global ‘Patients For Patient Safety’ programme. She also chairs the charity Solace Women's Aid.
Sessions
  • “Future Surgery 2021 will be the first of its kind in the UK, drawing on the work our Commission on the Future of Surgery has done to predict the transformation in the medical care for millions of patients.”
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • “Driven by changes in digital technologies and our fast-evolving understanding of genomics, innovations are expected to affect how we undertake surgery, and how we train surgeons in future.”
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • "Alongside the conference organisers, CloserStill, we aim to deliver a high-quality event that will provide both professional development and discussion space for surgeons and their teams."
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • "We look forward to welcoming colleagues to what promises to be a very high-quality programme and an exciting two days of thought-provoking training and engagement with medical suppliers."
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

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