The Renal Association (RA) – British Renal Society (BRS) Patient Safety Committee in collaboration with, the Association of Renal Technologists, grew out of the desire to improve the safety of patients with kidney disease. The committee work closely with the MHRA and NHS Improvement.
The main aims include:
- Identifying significant incidents and significant risks
- Supporting the multi-professional team members to promote patient safety,
- Promoting learning, and communicating alerts and guidelines.
The goal of the Patient Safety Committee is to minimise avoidable harm to patients with kidney disease.
RA-BRS Patient Safety Lead: Dr. Katy Jones