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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.  

Rachel Davies – Project Officer

Rachel is a Project Officer with a special interest in Maternity. She supports the Maternity Clinical Network and the projects that come out of this programme. She has previously worked in the Life Science sector.

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

Steve McManus – Chair of Oversight Group

Steve joined Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in 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 University.  In 2002 he moved into management as a […]

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.

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 the Oxford AHSN Maternity Network Clinical Lead.

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.

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