This year we sponsored Risky Business’s first virtual conference – “Lessons From COVID-19: Making Sense of the Pandemic”.
The conference featured Medical Protection’s Medicolegal Lead in Risk Prevention, Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, who presented on the topic “The Medicine: Has COVID changed the doctor-patient relationship forever?”
Other world-leading experts at the conference included Professor Don Berwick, President Emeritus at the IHI and former advisor to Barack Obama shared their experiences and key insights in lessons learnt from COVID-19.
This conference took place on 2nd June 2020 and was broadcast live via Zoom from Great Ormond Street Hospital Drive Centre.
You can find all available talks below with more to be added shortly.
The Technology: Formula 1 to Ventilators [Video recording]
17 June 2020
Speaker Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer at Formula One gives a fascinating insight to innovation during a crisis and what an industry was able to achieve in such a short space of time for the potential benefit of society.
Risky Business programme description: How Formula 1 rose to the challenge posed to the industry by the government to produce ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients. It explains how Project Pitlane required collaboration with clinicians, the military and formula 1 engineers to re-purpose CPAP machine design for use to treat patients within four weeks – a process which would normally take three years.