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 their safety. In May 2018 the International Forum travels to Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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.

Speak at Amsterdam 2018

The Call for Speakers initiative gives you, as an individual or an organisation, the opportunity to send us your proposals to speak at the International Forum.

Regularly attended by over 3,000 healthcare professionals from 70+ countries, speaking at the International Forum is a worthwhile opportunity to extend your profile and your influence among the international healthcare community.

Deadline for submissions is 3 July 2017.

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, this year’s 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.

Submit a Speaker Proposal and present your work in Amsterdam

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.

International Forum Kuala Lumpur, 24-26 August 2017

Our third event in Asia Pacific, taking place in the autumn, showcases internationally recognised keynotes and addresses regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region.

Join us – browse the programme and register to attend with our Early Bird fees by 20 June 2017.