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Katherine Edwards – Head of Patient Safety

Katherine is an experienced midwife who has worked in a variety of clinical, management and research roles over the last 16 years. Most recently she has been in post as the Network Manager of the Oxford AHSN Maternity Network where she has led and managed a range of complex and successful quality improvement projects designed […]

Geri Briggs – Patient Safety Manager

Geri has over 30 years’ experience as a therapeutic radiographer, working clinically in Radiotherapy planning and treatment, in service management and quality management. She has been involved in national initiatives to improve patient safety in the radiotherapy field.

Katie Lean – Patient Safety Manager

Katie has 25 years NHS experience as a nurse and midwife in community and hospital settings. She has been responsible for investigating adverse incidents in perinatal care and quality improvement at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Patient safety programme responsibilities: reducing the incidence of acute kidney injury, maternity.

Jo Murray – Patient Safety Manager

Jo has over 20 years NHS experience as a Respiratory Physiotherapist in several London hospitals and for the last 8 years as Patient Safety Manager working in the Governance Team at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has been responsible for investigating incidents; supporting clinical effectiveness, including mortality reviews; and quality improvement programmes such as […]

Eileen Dudley – Patient Safety Manager

Eileen has 30 years NHS experience as a nurse and midwife working in acute and community settings. She has been a Supervisor of Midwives since 2013. More recently she has worked as Quality Improvement Educator with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.  

Amanda Garner – Executive Assistant

Amanda is Executive Assistant and Senior Programme Support Officer. She previously worked for Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Prof Charles Vincent

Charles is a leading national figure in the patient safety field having devoted much of his working life to research into how to make healthcare safer. Read more about Charles and his research interests Charles sets out the aims and priorities of the Oxford AHSN around patient safety in this video

Emma Vaux – Clinical Lead, Acute Kidney Injury Clinical Safety Programme

Emma is a Censor for the Royal College of Physicians and a Generation Q Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians. She is a Consultant Nephrologist and Programme Director of Quality Improvement at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Ria Betteridge – Clinical Lead, Pressure Ulcers Clinical Safety Programme

Ria is Consultant Nurse for Tissue Viability at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. She has worked as a specialist nurse for 17 years in acute, community and commercial sectors.

Sarah Gardner – Co-lead, Pressure Ulcers Clinical Safety Programme

Sarah is Clinical Lead  for Tissue Viability for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. She has worked as a specialist for the past 6 years and previously as a district nurse and community practice teacher.

Andrew Brent – Clinical Lead, Sepsis Clinical Safety Programme

Andrew is a Consultant in Infectious Diseases & General Internal Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford. His research interests include the epidemiology and diagnosis of invasive bacterial infections.

Jane Hervé, Clinical Lead, Safety in Maternity Clinical Safety Programme

Jane is Head of Midwifery at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Interim Clinical Director for maternity at Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network. She has over 30 years experience in midwifery. Jane has also worked with partners in Ethiopia to deliver midwifery and health extension workers’ teaching programmes.

Bethan Page – Research Assistant

Bethan is a Research Assistant at the University of Oxford. She supports the Clinical Safety programmes with literature reviews and data analysis. Currently Bethan is working towards publishing findings on our Safety in mental health clinical programme.

Mr Alex Lee

Alex Lee is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon based at the Oxford Children’s Hospital on the John Radcliffe Hospital site. His interests include paediatric minimal access surgery, paediatric gastrointestinal surgery especially upper GI surgery and ergonomics. He is the Educational Lead for the Children’s & Women’s Division of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He […]

Dr Ian Reckless

Dr Reckless took up post as Medical Director at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in April 2016.  Dr Reckless continues to undertake clinical work both at Milton Keynes and in Oxford where he remains Honorary Consultant Stroke Physician / Senior Clinical Lecturer at the John Radcliffe Hospital. He contributes to the work of […]

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