FCI Clinical Safety Special Interest Group (CSSIG)

 The Faculty has established a Clinical Safety SIG to fulfil the following functions:

  • To ensure that we develop a strong network of interested clinical safety individuals within the Faculty.

  • To ensure that clinical safety resources and new safety initiatives are shared to help enhance knowledge.

  • To ensure that the challenges of new technologies are fully understood and how these new technologies can be assured

Register your interest below.

 

Please see recordings of previous Clinical Safety SIG sessions below:

FCI Clinical Safety SIG & National CSO Meeting: Experiences of writing-up a Clinical Safety Case Report - more than the sum of its parts?

On 22nd October 2020, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics held the third meeting of their Clinical Safety Special Interest Group (SIG), in collaboration with the NHS National Clinical Safety Officer Group, entitled 'Experiences of writing-up a Clinical Safety Case Report - more than the sum of its parts?'

The meeting was Chaired by Sebastian Alexander (Founding Fellow of the FCI, NHS Digital, Safety, SME Apps Programme), and presented by Clive Tomsett (Clinical Safety Officer, Director of Mable & Florence Ltd. Previous Safety Officer roles with Cerner, Accenture, BT, Fujitsu and NPSA) and Maggie Lay (FCI Council Member, Clinical Safety Officer & Clinical Informatics Lead at South Central and West CSU)

The aim of the meeting was a 'show and tell' using a real-world clinical safety use case for virtual consultation, to reflect on what could be improved, and to discuss the significance of a safety case to distil and communicate key mitigations and actions.

 
 

Download Clive's slides in PDF

Download Maggie's slides in PDF

Download the example safety case

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar.


"How to fix a national clinical safety issue...." - starting the conversation

On 10th September 2020, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics held a webinar to discuss the problems individual clinicians have with reporting and fixing issues with clinical systems across the NHS, and to discuss ideas for how the processes can be improved will be aired and discussed.

The panel was made up of:

  • Dr Marcus Baw - GP and Emergency Physician, Chair of the RCGP Health Informatics Group, FCI Fellow and open source developer

  • Dr Ian Thompson - Clinical Lead (Primary Care) in Digital Health and Care at The Scottish Government

  • Dr Lesley Kay - Consultant Rheumatologist at Newcastle Hospitals and Deputy Medical Director at the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

  • Emma Melhuish – Principal Informatics Specialist at NHS Digital

  • Neil Watson – Director of Pharmacy, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 
 

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar.

Download the slides in PDF


Clinical Safety Special Interest Group Webinar - Medical Devices

On 16th July, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics held the second meeting of our Clinical Safety Special Interest Group (SIG), in collaboration with the NHS National Clinical Safety Officer Group.

The meeting focused on Medical Devices, with an update on the recent Medical Device Regulations from guest speaker David Grainger (Technical Lead Software, AI and MRI from the MHRA). This was followed by a Q&A session with David and rounded out with a discussion on the next steps for the SIG.

 
 

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 


Download the slides in PDF


Clinical Safety Special Interest Group Webinar – Assessment of Apps and Pathology Standards

This third webinar in the series functioned as the first meeting of the Faculty Clinical Safety Special Interest Group, and to discuss key clinical safety issues in light of COVID-19.

The webinar was hosted by Sebastian Alexander (Founding Fellow of the FCI, NHS Digital, Safety, SME Apps Programme) and the first part featured presentations on the NHS Digital Apps and Wearables Programme and Kryptowire app assessment.

The second part featured the following presentations:

Click the links to download PDFs of the slides.

 
 

 
 

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 

Download the Q&A responses in PDF