Fees and registration

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in Gothenburg will safely reunite health and care professionals, carers, service users and leaders who are passionate about achieving reliable, equitable and safer care.

Join us for a festival of learning that will celebrate the power of in-person collaboration and host discussions and informative sessions delivered by the most inspirational experts in quality improvement and patient safety.

Book your place in Gothenburg and join an international movement for health and care improvement

Why join us in Gothenburg

Using our combined expertise and passion, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and BMJ bring you one of the largest international conferences focused on improving outcomes for patients and communities through quality improvement.

Join us in Gothenburg in a celebration of the power of in-person collaboration to rebuild old bonds and forge new connections as we design innovative ways to transform our health and care systems.

  • Get re-energised, inspired and ready to tackle the challenges ahead of you and drive your improvement strategies
  • Embrace new ideas and perspectives to accelerate your improvement progress and innovation
  • Get the latest research into quality and safety improvement
  • Gain practical knowledge on using improvement methods
  • Connect with like-minded colleagues to share experiences and improvement approaches, learn from innovative projects, and start collaborations

 

Our programme theme in 2022 is Creating tomorrow today. See the programme.

We look forward to you joining us in Gothenburg! See our fees and registration information below.

If you are looking to attend virtually, registration for online attendance is now closed. Find more information about the online programme on this page.

Delegate fees

 3 days (Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 June)  2 days (Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 June)
Early Bird rate (until 4 May 2022) Standard rate (from 5 May 2022) Early Bird rate (until 4 May 2022) Standard rate (from 5  May 2022)
Individuals £1589.59 £1751.04 £1055.21 £1216.66
Groups of 5-20 (10% discount) * £1484.06 £1629.37 £949.69 £1095.00
Groups of 21-50 (15% discount)* £1431.30 £1568.54 £896.93 £1034.16
Students ** n/a £721.88 n/a £187.50
Faculty/Teachers** n/a £1142.71 n/a £608.34
Low income countries (LICs)** n/a £899.37 n/a £365.00
Lower middle income countries (LMCs)** n/a £1264.37 n/a £730.00

 

All the above prices are per delegate and are inclusive of Swedish VAT at 25%. 

*Group savings apply when a minimum of 5 or more individuals from the same organisation register at the same time. Book a group of 10 or more, and you will get a complimentary ticket for a patient representative. See more about booking as a group below.

**See criteria below for booking with our scholarships and special discounts, applicable for students, teachers and delegates from low income/lower middle income countries.

Registration and payment

Our individual and group rates are applicable to all delegates, with special discounts for:

  • Students in full-time education
  • Residents of Lower Middle Income Countries (LMCs) and Lower Income Countries (LICs)

All our prices are in GBP and are inclusive of Swedish VAT at 25%.

All bookings should be made online and are payable by credit/debit card or cheque. If you wish to pay by cheque please contact events@bmj.com. We can only issue invoices for groups of five or more people from the same organisation. The final date to request an invoice is 6 June 2022. After this date, all payments must be made by credit/debit card unless you are part of an NHS Trust paying through Shared Business Services (SBS).

Booking as a group

Groups attending in person can save between 10% and 15% on individual delegate rates and accelerate their learning as a team. Booking as part of a group does not only allow you to save on your delegate fees but also gives an opportunity to maximise your experience and your organisation’s exposure at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare.

  • Group savings apply when a minimum of 5 or more individuals from the same organisation register at the same time
  • Group bookings are available for the 2-day (Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 June 2022) or the 3-day (Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 June 2022) packages only and must be made online.

 

If you are bringing a group of 10 or more individuals, we invite you to offer a complimentary ticket to a patient representative. If you wish to take up this offer, once you have paid for your group booking, please email Rachel Vangucci at rvangucci@bmj.com with the patient’s full details and a short description of their role as a patient representative.

For bespoke packages for larger groups (50+ delegates), please email Warren Lee, Manager for Strategic Partnerships & Alliances, at wlee@bmj.com.

Student and teacher scholarships

We are offering a limited number of scholarships and special discounts for students in full-time education and teachers to attend the International Forum. These will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

These discounts are applicable to our three main conference days registration fees only and are not applicable for travel, accommodation or other costs associated with attending the conference.

Early Bird rates are not available for our special discount packages.

To apply for the discounted student places, please send one of the following to Rachel Vangucci at rvangucci@bmj.com:

  • A copy of your student card which clearly displays the date of validity in numerical form
  • An official letter issued by the Dean of your university confirming you will be in full-time education at the time of the conference you are booking (20-22 June 2022)
  • If your application is successful, you will be provided with further instructions on how to register with our student rates

 

To apply for the discounted faculty places, please send a letter from the Head of your Department stating you are a faculty member to Rachel Vangucci at rvangucci@bmj.com.

Lower Middle Income and Low Income Countries rates

We do have a limited number of places for delegates who are residents of and working in low income countries  and lower middle income countries to attend the International Forum for the two or three day conference at a reduced registration rate. Only delegates from low income (LICs) and lower middle income (LMCs) countries qualify for our discounted rates. Please check the World Bank country classification to see if you are eligible.

Please note that these discounts are applicable to our standard individual registration fees only and are not applicable for travel, accommodation or other costs associated with attending the International Forum.

Early Bird rates are not available for our special discount packages.

How to register

There is no application process.

When registering, please select to register as a delegate and enter your full address on the booking details page as this will be used to verify your registration.

The discounted rate will be automatically applied when you choose a country listed as LMC or LIC on the World Bank country classification list while filling in your personal details.

As allocated places are limited, discounts will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. You may be contacted to provide proof of residency.

Help guides

For any delegate enquiries, please email our Customer Services team on events@bmj.com.

Additionally, please see our guideline on registering as an individual or group.

Delegate Booking Terms and Conditions

Please read our Registration Terms & Conditions before booking.