What are Human Factors? Why should they matter to you and your patients?

Working alongside Dr Calthorpe, our patient safety lead, the RGUC Media Team have recently completed the design of an infographic poster dealing with human factors and the role they play in patient safety. The poster is displayed in all staff areas around The Dudley Group hospital sites. https://twitter.com/BrennanSurgeon/status/1230422513542406144 In addition to the poster, the team […]

Tomorrow’s Clinicians app goes LIVE!

A new digital learning app to enhance the understanding of clinical skills in an innovative way has been launched. Tomorrow’s Clinicians, developed by the RGUC Media Team under the iClinical® platform, will be available on both iOS and Android platforms. From Saturday 25th January, it will cost £1.99 to purchase. The app allows users to consolidate their […]

IPE Plenary Day – Tuesday 19th November 2019

The concept of Interprofessional Education (IPE) celebrates its 10 year anniversary at the Dudley Group during 2019. Third year medical students are encouraged to take part in our annual IPE plenary day on 19th November. The four main themes focus on team working, patient safety, non-technical skills and human factors. These are encompassed within the […]

Learning resources shortlisted for innovation awards

Meridian Awards – July 2019 A learning package developed in-house was recently short-listed for a regional innovation award. Funded by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), ‘Human factors and non-technical skills’ is a video-based learning resource designed to provide an introductory insight into the role that human factors and non-technical skills play in […]

Association of Medical Education (ASME) Annual Scientific Meeting

Some of our clinical teaching fellows attended the Association of Medical Education (ASME) Annual Scientific Meeting in Glasgow to present the research undertaken this year in the academy. The conference theme of Sustainability, Transformation and Innovation in Medical Education provided the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the electronic resources currently being developed at Russells […]

Experiences of a FY1 doctor at The Dudley Group

Future foundation year one and two doctors can gain an insight into life at The Dudley Group from Aadil’s experiences, covered in this video by the RGUC media team. Aadil attended Russells Hall as a medical student during his undergraduate training and was keen to return as part of his foundation year placement. He spent […]