THIS Institute

THIS Space 2020

25 November
Virtual event programme

Morning plenary

09:45Welcome: Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, THIS Institute
10:00Exploring the role of simulation in healthcare improvement studies: Dr Victoria Brazil, Bond University, Australia
10:30 Featured fellows in five mini-talks: THIS Institute and Health Foundation fellows
11:00 Impact of rapid innovation in healthcare, for staff and patients: Professor Ramani Moonesinghe, University College London and Royal College of Anaesthetists

Discussion panels

12:00Why ethics is a key focus of healthcare improvement Dr Zoe Fritz, Wellcome Fellow in Society and Ethics, THIS Institute | Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam, Reader in Sociology at Goldsmiths University | Natalie Richards, Research Assistant, THIS Institute | Tim Stephens, Improvement Scientist and Nurse Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London
12:30Rapid developments in remote careChristi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Professor of Clinical Nursing Research | Tara Donnelly, Chief Digital Officer, NHSX | John Hurst, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University College London | James Piercy, Science communicator, trainer, and public engagement consultant
13:30Opportunities and challenges of doing healthcare improvement research onlineSanhita Chakrabarti, Clinical Lead Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group | Lisa Hinton, Senior Research Associate, THIS Institute | Sandra Igwe, Founder, the Motherhood Group | Ruth Kern, Strategic Business Development Lead, THIS Institute | Jan van der Scheer, Research Associate, THIS Institute
14:00Inclusive healthcare improvement researchSivesh Kamarajah, Steering Committee, STARSurg | Graham Martin, Director of Research, THIS Institute | Enid Montague, Associate Professor, School of Computing, DePaul University | Sarah Rae, Service user researcher and independent, Expert by Experience

Afternoon plenary

15:00Quality Improvement at 20 years: how can we not make Social Determinants of Health our focus?: Dr Kaveh Shojania, University of Toronto, Canada
15:30Featured fellows in five mini-talks: THIS Institute and Health Foundation fellows
16:00An international perspective on the legacy of COVID-19 in healthcare improvement and research: Professor Bob Wachter, UCSF, USA interviewed by Dr Jenni Burt, THIS Institute
16:30Closing comments: Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, THIS Institute