International conferences Jason Leitch has attended since 2022: FOI release

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Information requested

Information on how many international conferences Jason Leitch, the National Clinical Director, attended, including a) the location/country, b) the purpose of the trip, and c) the cost. You also asked for a breakdown of this information for the financial years 2022/23 and 2023/24.


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Purpose of Trip






16 May 2022

Helsinki, Finland

Various presentations at the HEC Conference and meet various Key Figures from the Helsinki/Uusimaa Hospital District

No Costs

30 May 2022

Vancouver, Canada

Plenary Presenting and Debate at the Patient Safety & Quality Forum

No Costs

22 Sept 2022

Boston, America

Presenting at the Harvard Alumni Weekend

No Costs

04 Oct 2022

Ottawa, Canada

Various Presentations at the Medical Professional Liability Association International Conference

No Costs

09 Dec 2022

Orlando, America

Various Presentations at Orlando International Forum by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement


22 Feb 2023

Montreux, Switzerland

Presenting at the Global Ministerial Patient Safety Summit

No Costs

15 March 2023

Doha, Qatar

Various Presentation at the Middle East Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

No Costs





15 May 2023

Copenhagen, Denmark

Various Presentation and Workshops at the Copenhagen International Forum on Quality & safety in Healthcare


23 Nov 2023

Oslo, Norway

Keynote Presentation at the National Patient Safety Event and various meetings with Norwegian Health Services

No Costs

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