Achieving Behaviour Change for Patient Safety

  Category: Patient Safety, Behaviour Change

Friday 26th May 2017 - Leeds

Behaviour change can be difficult to achieve. In this workshop we will help you to Achieve Behaviour Change by applying tried and tested theories from Psychology.

Date: Friday 26th May 2017 10:00 - 16:30 (registration from 09:15am)

Venue: The Studio, Leeds, LS1 2AW

Registration: Registration for this event has now closed.

Flyer: The flyer for the event is available here

For further information please contact Shahima Begum on 01274 383966, or at shahima.begum@yhahsn.nhs.uk.

The workshop/event is FREE to all NHS and Care organisation staff within the Yorkshire and Humber region, but a cancellation charge of £50 may apply if less than 48 hours’ notice is given.


  • Behaviour change theory
  • Quality and safety improvement
  • Identifying & addressing barriers to behaviour change
  • Case studies in applying behaviour change to patient safety priorities
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Learning Outcomes

  • An enhanced understanding of behaviour change theory
  • Knowlege to design an intervention to support behaviour change
  • Familiarity with a "behaviour change toolkit" to support your own behaviour change projects

The event will be delivered by:

Professor Rebecca Lawton, Professor of Psychology
University of Leeds & Bradford Institute of Health Research

Dr Judith Dyson, Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull

Dr Ali Cracknell, Consultant in Medicine for Older People
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


This unique one day workshop developed by the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group provides an opportunity to learn from leading researchers in behaviour change. Interactive learning and discussion will lead to improved understanding and enhanced practice in improving patient safety through behaviour change.