Imperial College London

ProfessorCharlesVincent

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Safety Research
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 3312 6328c.vincent

 
 
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Assistant

 

Ms Caroline Hurley +44 (0)20 3312 2124

 
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Location

 

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Charles Vincent trained and worked as an NHS clinical psychologist before beginning a research career. In 1995 he established the Clinical Risk Unit at University College where he was Professor of Psychology before moving to  Imperial College in 2002. He is now Director of the Imperial Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality (CPSSQ) and  the Clinical Safety Research Unit, which is based in the Department of Surgery and Cancer. He is the editor of Clinical Risk Management (BMJ Publications, 2nd edition, 2001) and author of Patient Safety (2nd edition 2010). From 1999 to 2003 he was a Commissioner on the UK Commission for Health Improvement. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and was recently reappointed as an NIHR Senior Investigator.

Publications

Journals

Taylor-Adams S, Vincent CA, 2005, Systems Analysis of Clinical Incidents: The London Protocol, Http://www.qualityhealthcare.com/

Healey AN, Olsen S, Davis R, et al., 2007, A method for measuring work interference in surgical teams, Cognition, Technology & Work, ISSN:1435-5558

Conference

Anderson O, Brodie A, Vincent CA, et al., An analysis of risk on general surgery wards: failure mode and effects analysis of six high-risk processes (poster), International Society of Quality and Safety in Healthcare (ISQua), Paris, France

Anderson O, Brodie A, Vincent CA, et al., An analysis of risk on general surgery wards: failure mode and effects analysis of six high-risk processes (poster), Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality (CPSSQ) winter symposium, Imperial College London, UK

Anderson O, Vincent CA, Hanna GB, Identifying and prioritizing high-risk processes in elective general surgery wards (poster), Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality (CPSSQ) summer symposium, Imperial College London, UK

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