The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is one of the world’s largest conferences for healthcare professionals committed to improving patient care and safety. In May 2018 we travel to Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre).

The recent International Forum in London in April 2017 connected 3,000 healthcare leaders and practitioners from over 70 countries, providing an inspirational setting to meet, learn and share knowledge in our common mission to improve the quality and safety of care for patients and communities across the world.

Early Bird Registration Now Open

Join over 3,000 colleagues in Amsterdam for 3 days of ideas, innovation and inspiration.

Since it first took place in 1996, over 3,000 healthcare professionls choose the International Forum every year as the place to learn, connect and plan their improvement stratgeies every year. Explore the highlights from the Amsterdam programme.

The International Forum aims to empower and encourage participants to be actively involved in shaping the future of healthcare. Book your place early and save with our Early Bird individual and group rates.

Highlights from London 2017

In London we focused on how the power of collaboration can inspire all parties, including patients, families, new healthcare professionals and improvement leaders to deliver top quality, person-centred care in a sustainable framework. Themed Igniting Collective Excellence, the programme also discussed preventing burnout among physicians in order to ensure patient safety, empowering both healthcare professionals and patients for achieving better outcomes and collaboration within healthcare professional teams and as part of a patient-professional partnerships.

Book your place in Amsterdam 2018

London 2017 poster abstracts

Our first Conference Proceedings contains work submitted to us via our Call for Posters for this year’s International Forum in London, UK, which took place on 26-28 April 2017.

The 180+ abstracts volunteered by authors for inclusion in this booklet is a reflection and a celebration of what the global quality improvement community has achieved over the past few years. You can find many projects from teams in countries such as UK, Singapore, Sweden, Australia, Nigeria, Brazil and more.

Attending the International Forum in Amsterdam

The International Forum will next take place at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, between 2-4 May 2018.

Take advantage of our Early Bird rates and book your place in Amsterdam now.

Find out more about the venue location, traveling to the International Forum, booking your accommodation, registering as a delegate or poster presenter and other frequently asked questions on our General Attendees Information page.

International Forum Melbourne 2018, 10-12 September 2018

In September 2018 we travel for the first time to Melbourne, Australia (Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre). Our fourth International Forum in Asia Pacific will showcase internationally recognised keynotes and address regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region.

Call for Posters for the International Forum in Melbourne is now open until 25 April 2018.

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