MDSO MSO Joint Virtual Conference

MDSO MSO Joint Virtual Conference

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MDSO MSO joint virtual conference

About this event

Please note registration will close 12:00 Tuesday 13 July.

This virtual event is a joint partnership between The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), NHS England and NHS Improvement.

What the event is about?

Using technology to improve patient safety

Who the event is targeted at?

Medical Device Safety Officers (MDSOs) and Medication Safety Officers (MSOs) in England and the equivalent contacts within the Devolved Governments.


Please note the programme and timings may be subject to change up until the day of the webinar.

CPD: 3.75 credits for full attendance

12:00 Welcome and introduction

Janine Jolly, Devices Safety and Surveillance Group Manager, MHRA

12:10 Keynote address

Professor Andrew Goddard, President, Royal College of Physicians

12:25 Q&A session

12:40 MHRA Update (Covid-19, Safety Connect, Yellow Card)

Mick Foy, Vigilance, Intelligence & Research Group Manager, MHRA

12:55 Q&A session

13:10 Break

13:15 NHSEI Update (Patient Safety Specialists and Patient Safety Partners)

Joan Russell, Head of Patient Safety – Policy and Partnerships NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI)

13:30 Q&A session

13:45 Smart pumps

Jonathan Back PhD, Intelligence Analyst, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB)

14:00 Q&A session

14:15 Break

14:20 The role of technology in reducing errors

Phil Brown, Director Regulatory and Compliance, Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI)

14:35 Q&A session

14:50 MDSO hot topic – DERS/smart pumps

David Lyon: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

15:00 MSO hot topic – Perfect Ward App

Jane Neal: Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

15:10 Q&A

15:15 Break

15:20 Medication Safety

Tony Jamieson, Clinical Lead for Medicines Safety Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI)

15:35 Q&A session

15:50 Take home messages

Janine Jolly, Devices Safety and Surveillance Group Manager, MHRA

16:00 Close

Frequently asked questions

When will I receive details of how to join the meeting?

Once your booking is confirmed on Eventbrite further joining instructions will be emailed at least 48 hours before the webinar is scheduled to take place. Please note the webinar will be hosted on GoToWebinar.

How do I cancel my attendance if my plans change?

Email with the email you used to register attendance and we will cancel your booking.

Can I claim CPD credits?

CPD credits approved for full attendance, delegates can only record the number of hours they attend.

Will the meeting be recorded?

The meeting will be recorded and circulated post event.

Access requirements:

We want you to be able to access and participate in the meeting. If you have any access requirements, please let us know when registering.

Get in touch:

If you have any further questions please do get in touch by emailing

Data Protection

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