Location: Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton

In partnership with the Wessex Patient Safety Collaborative [part of Wessex Academic Health Science Network].

This free one day conference is aimed at all surgeons and open to anaesthetists, nurses, ODPs, AHP,  QI staff and other interested hospital clinicians and staff.

Sessions to include; Foundations of surgical safety in emergencies and how you can deliver a safer service

Delegates will have the opportunity to attend three workshops out of the fifteen on offer.

Planned workshops include:

  • Introduction of a Surgical Quality Assurance Meeting
  • Laparoscopic emergency surgery - reduced hospital stay and improved patient outcomes
  • Using Structured Mortality Reviews to learn from surgical deaths
  • The extended surgical trauma team: Fact or fiction?

View the provisional programme and full list of breakout sessions here.

Poster competition

Abstracts are invited on the theme of the ‘Safety in emergency surgical practice’. View the poster tab for further details.


This conference is free to attend. A £50 refundable deposit is required to secure your place, this will be refunded upon attendance at the event. 

Please note we operate a one week cancellation policy prior to the event.

To register and find out more view the event page.

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