Dr. Frances Healey, RN, PhD

Deputy Director of Patient Safety, NHS Improvement

Frances Healey is a Registered Nurse with a doctorate in patient safety. Her clinical focus was older people, including leadership roles in providers of acute and community care, designing and leading clinically based research, national initiatives on mortality review, national clinical audits, and regional QI projects. She is currently Deputy Director of Patient Safety (Insight) in the national patient safety team at NHS Improvement. Her role includes leading the teams who undertake clinical review of all nationally reported death and severe harm incidents and the National Patient Safety Alerting System.