Patient Safety Partners (PSPs) needed for the National Patient Safety team

use this link to reach the  application pack   (look for downloadable document that appears on the screen, select ‘Enable Editing’)  Closes 27th January 2022.

NHS England & Improvement is recruiting Patient Safety Partners who are committed to supporting the planning and delivery of national patient safety objectives.

These individuals would work with the team as ‘Patient Safety Partners’ (PSPs) to provide a different perspective on patient safety as laypeople, service users and patients. The PSPs will act as ‘knowledge brokers’, bringing insight and experiences to help inform policy development and the national patient safety agenda.

As a PSP, the role in the National Patient Safety Team may include:

  • Membership of panels with an advisory role in delivering the National Patient Safety Agenda
  • Membership of multi-professional committees, giving oversight and direction to the National Patient Safety Agenda
  • Working in groups tasked with developing National Patient Safety Programmes
  • Contributing key perspectives as a layperson, service user or patient to the development and implementation of the work
  • Supporting the National Patient Safety Team to make decisions that take into account the diverse needs and experiences of the public
  • Involvement in interview panels for patient safety-related recruitment

Expenses and involvement payments will be made to PSPs dependent on the level of involvement activity in accordance with NHS England & NHS Improvement policy on involvement payments.

You can find more details in the application pack which consists of the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form..

If you would like more information or have any questions about the role and would like to speak to someone, contact

The closing date is 27 January 2022 and the interviews will take place on 14 February 2022