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Turn up the Volume! Conference and workshop

May 26, 2017 @ 10:00 - 15:30

- Free - £180

This is a follow up to the Turn Up The Volume Conference 2015 on whistleblowing and patient safety. The event will focus on freedom to speak up and a just culture in health care.

We aim to provide a safe space where all involved can listen and learn from each other. Giving food for thought and ongoing reflection.

This is an interactive and inclusive listening exercise, where we plan to help everyone use the experiences of all those affected by cultures of fear to drive forward real change. The emphasis will be on transforming ideas into action, and moving beyond stereotypes.

Turn Up The Volume! is a Patient Safety movement open to all.

The speaker panel will include:

  • Steve Bolsin – the anaesthetist who became famous as the whistleblower whose actions to prevent incompetent paediatric cardiac surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary led to the implementation of clinical governance reforms in the United Kingdom. Steve will be presenting on: ‘Quality & Risk – Ethics & Behaviour’
  • Marianna Fotaki – Professor of Business Ethics at Warwick Business School and a visiting Professor at the University of Manchester
  • Steve Turner (with a best practice story) and Joan Pons Laplana on whistleblower experience and survival. Steve is a mental health nurse and MD of Care Right Now CIC and founder of the Turn Up The Volume Conference. Joan is on a mission to turn the healthcare system upside down and empower frontline staff & patients to lead together. He tweets as @RoaringNurse. Steve Turner will be outlining a best practice example, where concernes were welcomes and acted on, and leading a discussion on this
  • Tracy Boylin – Human Resource leader with a wealth of experience in all aspects of HR and operational management
  • Professor Colin Leys – Honorary Professor at Goldsmiths University of London is chairing the morning session
  • Fergus Walsh (BBC Medical Correspondent) will chair the afternoon session


May 26, 2017
10:00 - 15:30
Free - £180
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Care Right Now CIC


The Wesley
81-103 Euston Street
London, London NW1 2EZ United Kingdom
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