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Katherine Edwards – Director of Patient Safety & Clinical Improvement

Katherine Edwards is the Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Improvement at the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative, and part of the senior team of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN). She leads a large number of quality improvement projects spanning the Thames Valley region, and contributes to a number of national patient safety […]

Geri Briggs – Patient Safety Manager

Geri is a highly experienced therapeutic radiographer with a clinical career of over 30 years in Radiotherapy service delivery and quality management, and involvement in national initiatives to improve patient safety in the radiotherapy field. Her previous improvement work at Oxford PSC has involved pressure damage, specialised paediatric care in the home and safety culture. […]

Jo Murray – Patient Safety Manager

Jo leads the deterioration programme. Her clinical background is as a respiratory physiotherapist where she has more than 20 years’ NHS experience. Jo was previously a Patient Safety Manager at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, responsible for investigating incidents, supporting clinical effectiveness and quality improvement programmes including sepsis, pressure ulcers and falls.

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 worked as quality improvement educator with Oxford University Hospitals before joining the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative

Fran Butler – Senior Programme Manager, Mental Health

Fran leads the Oxford AHSN/Patient Safety Collaborative mental health programme. She has worked in a variety of roles within the NHS including in public health, as GP practice manager and, most recently as Dementia Network Manager for the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN). In this latter role Fran has managed a number of […]

Hayley Trueman – Mental Health Improvement Project Manager

Hayley joined the Oxford AHSN in 2021. She is a mental health nurse and had experience working in acute inpatient care and treatment-resistant depression before becoming a safety and quality improvement lead across mental health and community health services. Hayley is a graduate of the Oxford AHSN Masters programme in partnership with the University of Oxford.

Jon Vollam – Patient Safety Improvement Manager

Jon joined the Oxford AHSN in 2021. He is an intensive care nurse by background. Jon has extensive experience in the Royal Air Force Medical Services where he held a variety of clinical leadership, assurance and policy development roles. He has a professional interest in human factors and ergonomics.

Nigel Sims – Patient Safety Improvement Manager

Nigel joined the Oxford AHSN in 2021. He has 25 years’ experience in the public sector, working in health and wellbeing roles, designing and implementing service improvements. He has an MBA qualification and has held a number of senior roles working alongside and within the NHS on wellbeing and deprivation projects. Throughout his career Nigel […]

Steve McManus – Chair of Oversight Group

Steve is Chief Executive of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, a post he has held since January 2017. He began his career in the NHS in 1987 as a registered nurse.  He completed his BA Hons in healthcare studies at Oxford Brookes University followed by a postgraduate certificate in evidence based healthcare from Oxford […]

Mr Lawrence Impey

Mr Lawrence Impey has been a consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford since 2001. Lawrence is Clinical Lead for the Oxford AHSN Maternity Patient Safety Network.

Douglas Findlay, Lay Partner

Douglas takes an active role in public and patient involvement, engagement and experience around the health and social care agenda. He is involved locally, regionally and nationally alongside a wide range of different organisations. At a national level, Douglas consults with a number of academic and public bodies where he contributes to health research and […]

Alison Provins, Lay Partner

Alison has a background in financial services specialising in customer experience, staff development and change management. She now uses this experience to help a wide range of organisations to improve. Alison is a lay representative for Health Education England and a member of the Pharmacy Executive Stakeholder Group at the University of Reading. Her Oxford AHSN […]