James Titcombe


James is a former project manager in the nuclear industry, now an advisor in Patient Safety for the Care Quality Commission. James has campaigned for improvements in patient safety since the preventable death of his baby son in 2008 and is passionate about the need for an honesty and open culture in the NHS.

Murray Anderson-Wallace


Murray Anderson-Wallace is the Executive Producer of PATIENTSTORIES and an experienced specialist healthcare advisor, media producer and researcher. He has extensive knowledge of the NHS both as a clinician, manager and external consultant working with quality and safety issues. He was a Special Advisor to Stephen Ramsden OBE in his role as National Director for […]

Clare Bowen


Clare Bowen is an accountant by profession, mother of Bethany, Will and James, and widow of Richard. In 2006 Clare and Richard lost their beloved daughter Beth during a routine laproscopic spleenectomy.  Richard died suddenly shortly after the Coroners Inquest into Beth’s death. Since then Clare has spoken nationally about her family’s experience and continues […]

Mark Emerton


Mark Emerton is an consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Senior Fellow at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. He joined the NHS Institute in March 2006 as clinical lead for the focus on hip and knee replacements with the Delivering Quality and Value team. He went on to join […]

Martin Bromiley


Martin Bromiley is an airline pilot and Chair of the Clinical Human Factors Group.   In April 2005 his wife Elaine died as a direct result of clinical errors, during what was supposed to have been a routine operation. At that time Martin had over 10 years’ experience as an airline pilot, including time specialising as […]

Phil Hammond


Phil Hammond is a practising GP, writer, broadcaster and journalist. He has been a lecturer in medical communication at two UK universities (Birmingham and Bristol) and won awards for teaching, journalism, comedy and broadcasting.He presented six series of “Trust me, I’m a Doctor” for BBC2, wrote a best-selling book of the same name and co-wrote […]

Jane Feinmann


Jane Feinmann is an award-winning medical journalist, who writes regularly for both the consumer and professional press. She is also an experienced radio producer, her most recent productions being ‘Metaphor For Healing’ (Radio 4, October 28th and 29th, 2009) and ‘To Err is Human’ (Radio 4, August 11th, 2008 and May 29th, 2009). Jane has […]

Stephen Ramsden


Stephen Ramden OBE is former Chief Executive of the Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and between 2008-10 was part-time National Director and subsequently Chair of Patient Safety First, the national campaign for patient safety improvement in England. Stephen has more than 34 years’ experience as an NHS Manager, 20 of which were in […]

Roland Denning


Roland Denning is a highly experienced writer/director and lighting cameraman.  Roland has more than 25 years’ experience working in film and television, having shot more than 125 documentaries and dramas for independent producers and major broadcasters. His experience however covers everything from avant-garde films to corporate videos, documentaries to film drama and television, news to […]

Julie Carman

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Julie Carman was an NHS manager who until her recent early retirement worked for a Primary Care Trust in the North West of England.  Julie won awards for her work associated with accident prevention in primary care and continues to contribute on a voluntary basis, to the North West Knowledge Transfer Partnership to spread the […]