The Kidney Patient Safety Committee aims to support healthcare professionals working in kidney care to deliver safe effective, person-centred care to improve the lives of people with kidney disease by providing or enhancing patient safety related leadership
The Committee is a sub-committee of the Renal Association Clinical Affairs Committee, reporting to the Renal Association Clinical Affairs Committee and the British Renal Society Council and works closely with the MHRA and NHS Improvement.
The committee is co-chaired by Dr Katrin Jones ( RA) and Karen Jenkins ( BRS) and has multi-professional and patient members.
Incidents and risks that have occurred to people with kidney disease can be reported to Kidney Patient Safety Committee
The Patient Safety Committee meet once a month to discuss current patient safety issues and progress on identified areas.
RA/BRS Patient Safety Committee
Katy Jones: Co-chair, Consultant Nephrologist
Karen Jenkins: Cp-chair, Consultant Nurse
Gerald Boyle: Section Manager, Renal Services
Paul Rylance: Consultant in General and Renal Medicine, RCP Patient Safety Committee Member
Hayley Wells: Renal Pharmacist
Sarah Ofori-Ansah: Renal Nurse
Roopa Prabhakar: MHRA Representative
Sue Woodcock: Head of Nursing, Renal Services
Matthew Bottomley: Specialist Registrar in Nephrology & General Medicine
Catriona Shaw: Consultant Nephrologist
Francesco Rainone: Consultant Nephrologist
Iain Moore: Consultant Nephrologist
Janette Moran: Consultant Renal Psychologist
Richard Ayres: Patient Representative
Tina Diloway: Renal Dietitian