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Our governance

Patient Safety Oversight Group

The Patient Safety Oversight Group meets four times per year and reports to the Oxford AHSN Board. The Oversight Group receives regular reports from the patient safety programmes.

2019 meetings are scheduled in March, June, September and December.


  • Steve McManus (Chair) – Chief Executive Officer, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Paul Durrands – Chief Operating Officer, Oxford Academic Health Science Network
  • Prof Heather Loveday – Professor of Evidence Based Healthcare, University of West London
  • Prof Charles Vincent – Professor of Psychology, University of Oxford
  • Mr Alex Lee – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Ian Reckless, Medical Director, Milton Keynes
  • Prof Peter McCulloch, Co-director, Patient Safety Academy
  • Katherine Edwards, Director of Patient Safety & Clinical Improvement , Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative
  • Douglas Findlay, Lay Partner and a Patient Leader at an Acute Trust
  • Alison Provins, Lay Partner

Read the terms or reference for the Patient Safety Oversight Group here

For further information please email


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