Webinar: Human Factors in Healthcare Science

Human Factors in Healthcare Science – a NES webinar


Friday 13th May 2022

12:00 – 13:00


This webinar from NHS Education for Scotland HCS will explore the discipline of Human Factors (or Ergonomics) and how it relates to our work within Healthcare Science.


It will include the following:

  • An overview of the principles of Human Factors (or Ergonomics)
  • The importance of a Human Factors approach to patient safety and quality improvement
  • Examples of Human Factors considerations being applied in practice
  • Short Q&A panel discussion with the speakers



  • Dr Helen Vosper (Scientific Advisor in Human Factors to NHS Education for Scotland)
  • Jude Savage (Deputy Registrar and Systems Analyst, Academy for Healthcare Science)
  • Nadine Wilkinson (Laboratory Quality Manager, Microbiology, NHS Lothian)


Register for the event here.