Human errors in hospital operating theatres remain the biggest threat to patient safety, according to leading experts.

More than 400 delegates from across the NHS attended the Future of Operating Theatres Conference 2018 at the Kia Oval to discover how training techniques and the latest surgical technology are driving up standards.

Among the key themes covered on the day was the need to invest in both training and rigorous safety procedures to mitigate against the risk of avoidable mistakes by surgeons and support staff.