Patient Safety - Meet the team

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Sam Hudson. Expert Lead (Patient Experience and Patient Safety)

Sam has worked at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement for the last seven years where she specialised in quality improvement, focusing on improving the experience and engagement of people using health and social care services. Before that, she worked in a Strategic Health Authority...

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Sarah Curr. Darzi Fellow (Patient Safety)

Sarah Curr is a registered adult nurse who has specialised in Emergency Nursing for more than five years. Her most recent role has been as a clinical teacher within the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King’s College London. This role, undertaken for the last three years,...

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Melissa Ream. Programme Lead (Patient Safety)

Melissa Ream is Programme Lead for Health Innovation Network’s (HIN) Patient Safety Collaborative, working with patients and carers, frontline staff and other stakeholders across South London to co-design interventions and initiatives to reduce avoidable harm, save lives and embed a patient...

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Sally Lawton. Project Support Officer (Patient Safety and Education & Training)

With a background and keen interest in genetic screening, she is new to London and the NHS, having previously worked in Research Strategy and as a Research Assistant on a carrier screening programme for Fragile X Syndrome in Melbourne, Australia.

Sally is enjoying the challenges of working in...

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Adrian Hopper . Clinical Director (Patient Safety)

Adrian Hopper is physician with a special interest in Geriatric Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas (GSTT) NHS Foundation Trust in London. He is currently Deputy Medical Director for Patient Safety at GSTT, the lead for the Medicine Clinical Academic Group for King’s Health Partners and Clinical...

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Kate Grimes. Senior Responsible Officer (Patient Safety)

Kate Grimes is Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) for Patient Safety. Kate joined Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Chief Executive in 2008. Prior to starting her career in the NHS, Kate spent a year in the Sudan teaching English after graduating in Biology. Her first job in the NHS was...

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