Become a patient and public representative for patient safety


We want to hear from people with lived experience of using NHS services, their relatives, carers and the general public. Apply to join a network of people that contribute to our work on patient safety.

We want to increase our current network of patient and public representatives to help with the following areas of our patient safety work:

  • personal experiences as patients, carers or service users
  • experiences of different communities or groups of patients/service users
  • issues relating to improving equality and diversity
  • insight into the information and understanding that patients require when receiving treatment

These roles will contribute to our vision for the NHS to become devoted to continuous learning and improvement, in order to continuously reduce the risk of harm to patients.

Apply now

How to apply and further information about the role PDF, 190.4 KB

Please read this before applying to ensure you understand the opportunities for involvement, the selection process and whether you have the skills and time to become a patient and public representative.

Application form DOC, 61.0 KB

We'll use the information you provide in the application form to assess whether you have the skills and experience required for this role.

Diversity monitoring questions DOCX, 40.2 KB

We value and promote diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. To help us understand if we're achieving this, please fill out this form as part of the application process.

Please complete and email your application form and diversity monitoring questions to by 11.59pm Friday 7 July 2017.

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