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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