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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 AHSN (Academic Health Science Network). In this role she leads a large number of quality improvement projects spanning the Thames Valley region, and contributes to a number of national […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Prof Heather Loveday

Heather Loveday is Professor of Evidence based Healthcare and Director of the Richard Wells Research Centre at the University of West London. She is a registered nurse and nurse teacher, and a principal investigator with particular interest in infection prevention and control. She is lead for research and development at the Infection Prevention Society and […]

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 health […]