Dr Elizabeth Haxby
Lead Clinician In Clinical Risk, Royal Brompton Hospital
Elizabeth Haxby MBBS, MA, MSc, FRCA was a consultant cardiothoracic anaesthetist but now devotes her time solely to clinical risk management, patient safety and medico-legal work including inquests. She was a Fellow of the Improvement faculty of the NHSIII and the Leadership in Patient Safety programme. She lectures widely on patient safety and human factors as well as training in QI. In 2010 she was a joint editor of ‘An Introduction to clinical governance and patient safety’. She is an adjunct Reader at the NHLI, has a Master’s in Medical Ethics & Law and was a member of the RCP ‘Future Hospital. She is a trained mediator, was a specialist advisor to the CQC until 2019 and is a member of the ICHP Safety Programme Board. She was elected to the Royal Society of Medicine council and is President of the Patient Safety section.