Challenging the status quo and re-thinking current systems and processes was at the centre of a full-day forum exploring human factors in healthcare.

Over 150 people, representing the healthcare sector as well as academics, policy makers and clinicians from across Victoria and interstate, gathered at State Library of Victoria on 6 June to learn more about the emerging field of human factors.

The Presenters included

  • Stephen Duckett, Director – Health Program – Grattan Institute
  • James Titcombe OBE, Consumer and Patient Safety Specialist, UK
  • Nigel Broughton, Consultant Surgeon – Peninsula Health Network
  • Stuart Marshall, Clinical Director of the Australian Centre for Health Innovation – Alfred Health
  • Yvonne Toft, Assoc. Professor – Human Factors & Systems Safety, CQ University
  • Stuart Dickinson, Principal Consultant – Human Risk Solutions
  • Nathan Farrow, Consultant – Safer Care Victoria
  • Julia Brinsdon-Farr – Clinical Governance Manager – Albury-Wodonga Health
  • Joanne Young – Quality Use of Medicines Pharmacist – Melbourne Health

Presenter Insight Videos

Stuart Dickson worked with VMIA to develop and deliver a Human Factors training course for the healthcare industry. His presentation at the forum focused on providing an overview of this Human Factors course.

Presentation Decks

Chat with James Titcombe

James Titcombe featured in the recent VEEH Department of Anaesthesia Newsletter [PDF, 89KB]