•  22 June 2021
     12:30 - 13:30

Dr Kelsey Flott, Deputy Director of Patient Safety at NHSX and colleagues gave insight into the Digital Clinical Safety strategy that is currently in development, their work on training and education in this area and their plans for surfacing new opportunities for digital to improve safety.

Watch this hour-long webinar to understand:

  • What digital safety is
  • What NHSX and the national system is doing in this space
  • The need to system-wide involvement in digital safety

Dr Kelsey Flott discusses the purpose of the NHSX Digital Safety Programme; strategic vision and aims, Holly Carr presents feedback and themes from the Digital Clinical Safety Strategy consultation received so far, and Chris Richmond provides a real life example of conducting digital clinical safety for the Remote Monitoring programme during Covid.

Our speakers:

Dr Kelsey FlottDr Kelsey Flott, Deputy Director of Patient Safety at NHSX

Dr Kelsey Flott is the Deputy Director of Patient Safety at NHSX where she is responsible for leading NHSX’s Digital Safety Programme. She is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Global Health Innovation and a Module Lead for the MSc in Patient Safety. Kelsey completed a PhD in Health Policy at Imperial College London and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford. Previously, Kelsey was Policy Fellow and the Patient Safety Lead of the NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC) and the Deputy Director of the MSc in Patient Safety. She continues to play an advisory role on various patient safety and academic committees at a local, national and international level. Kelsey also led the operational management of the WHO Global Patient Safety Collaborative, a multi-national consortium designed to strengthen patient safety leadership, capacity building and research development in low and middle income countries.

Chris RichmondChris Richmond, Head of Delivery (Improvement) – Digital Health Team, NHSX

Chris Richmond is a member of the Digital Health Team in NHSX and remains a registered Paramedic.  He is currently working on the Implementation of technology and alignment with improvement science. Previously he has worked on a number of National programmes including NHS 111.

Holly CarrHolly Carr, Florence Nightingale Digital Leadership Fellow

Holly is a registered paediatric nurse with a passion for patient safety and the nursing superpower – intuition. In May 2021, Holly joined the Digital Clinical Safety Team at NHSX as a Florence Nightingale Fellow, working on the Digital Clinical Safety Strategy alongside the CNIO agenda.