The CHFG has been chaired by Martin Bromiley since its inception. In 2011 three new trustees were appointed to support funding, projects, and the open seminar series. Members of the original standing group remain founding members and provide operational assistance as required. Information about the trustees and founding members can be found below. The CHFG also has an advocacy network. Trustees and founding members who are also advocates have a link to additional information for their advocacy role.
Martin Bromiley - Husband of the late Elaine Bromiley who died as a result of clinical error, and current airline pilot.
Nicola Davey - Director at Quality Improvement Clinic Ltd
Dr Matthew Sargeant - Consultant Psychiatrist, Hywel Dda
Dr Chris Frerk, Consultant Anaesthetist, Patient Safety Lead (Human Factors & Training) Northampton General Hospital
Dr Maria Ahmed, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) in Primary Care and GP Specialty Trainee, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS FT
With thanks to their time and commitment.
Harold Thimbleby - Professor, Swansea University
Founding CHFG Members
Murray Anderson-Wallace – Independent Strategy & Communications Advisor. Former Head of Strategy & Communications, Patient Safety First.
Professor Nick Barber – Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, University of London
Clare Bowen - Mother of the late Bethany Bowen, who died as a result of clinical error
Dr Jane Carthey – Human Factors and Patient Safety Specialist (also CHFG Advocate)
Dr Ken Catchpole - Human Factors Practitioner & Senior Post-Doctoral Scientist, University of Oxford
Dr Tim Cook – Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal United Hospital, Bath
Dr Ian Curran, Dean of Educational Excellence, Head of Innovation NHS London and Postgraduate Dean, London Deanery
Murray Devine – Head of Patient Safety Policy, Department of Health, London
Dr Ravi Dravid - Consultant Anaesthetist, Kettering General Hospital; Human Factors Lead, Difficult Airway Society
Dr Brian Edwards – Director of International Society of Pharmacovigilance
Mr Mark Emerton - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Rhona Flin – Professor of Applied Psychology, Industrial Psychology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen
Professor Tony Giddings – Retired Consultant Surgeon and former member of the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Dr Allan Goldman – Paediatric Intensivist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Dr Matthew Inada-Kim – Lead Consultant in Acute Medicine, Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust
Peter Jaye – Simulation Lead, King’s Health Partners
Dr Richard Jenkins – GP and Safer Care Associate, NHS Institute
Jane Jones – Assistant Director, The Health Foundation
Dr Melinda Lyons – Human Factors Lead, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Nikki Maran – Consultant Anaesthetist, Scottish Clinical Simulation Centre (also CHFG Advocate)
Dr Dave Murray – Consultant Anaesthetist, James Cook University Hospital
Dr Beverley Norris – Human Factors Lead, NPSA
Cate Quinn – Regulatory Policy Manager, Care Quality Commission
Stephen Ramsden OBE – Independent Consultant, Transforming Health Ltd; previously Chief Executive at Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (also CHFG Advocate)
Professor Jim Reason – Emeritus Professor, Psychologist, University of Manchester
Professor Jane Reid - Bournemouth University, Researcher Queen Mary, Independent Advisor and Non-Executive Director NHS Foundation Trust
Hugh Rogers, Consultant Urologist and Senior Fellow, NHS Institute
Dr Chris Sadler – Consultant Anaesthetist & Director, Medical Simulation Centre, Barts & The London NHS Trust
Linda Watterson - representing The Royal College of Nursing
Pamela Winton – Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia, Wessex School of Anaesthesia, currently in Vancouver doing a Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowship.