Shared-Decision Making with the High-Risk Surgical Patient - Thurs 15 March 2018

The Patient Information Forum, together with the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Medway NHS Foundation Trust, was delighted to hold an event on the topic of Shared Decision Making with the High-Risk Surgical Patient on Thursday 15 March 2018 at the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London.

You can view the agenda for the day here and click on the presentations below:


Shared decision making and CPEX testing
Dr Tarannum Rampal – Consultant Anaesthetist, Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Patient perspective - The power of mutual respect, empathy and trust
Michael Seres – Patient; Founder, 11Health

Deploying digital information and how it can support SDM / consent
Dr Matt Halkes – Consultant Anaesthetist; Director of Education, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction to the Patient Information Forum and speed networking
Nicole Naylor – Head of Operations, Patient Information Forum

Shared decision making in the high-risk patient - A surgeon’s perspective
Mr Malcolm West - National Institute of Health Research Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Southampton

The evidence base of fitness for surgery
Dr Neil MacDonald - Perioperative Lead, Royal London Hospital

Decision aids at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Victoria Thomas – Head of Public Involvement, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Health Literacy Awareness: The Vital Ingredient?
Jonathan Berry - Personalisation & Control Specialist; Lead for Health Literacy and Shared Decision Making and Pauline Grant - Personalised Information and Control Account Handler, NHS England

Accessible information - A blind person's experience
Adi Latif - Usability and Accessibility Consultant, AbilityNet

Communicating potential benefits and harms
Dr Alexandra Freeman - Executive Director, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, Cambridge University

There is a blog about the event here:





We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.