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"Effective learning from serious incidents"


Dr Helen Higham, Director of OxSTaR and Consultant Anaesthetist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustDr Helen Higham has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2001 and is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford.
She is Director of OxSTaR, the University of Oxford’s Simulation Centre, ( and lead for Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning in the OUHT. She is co-director of the Patient Safety Academy providing training and support to healthcare professionals in the application of human factors to improve quality and safety across HEE-TV. (
She is a current executive member and immediate past president of the Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare in the UK.




The talk is organised by the Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit

Chair: Professor David Cranston

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.