Volunteer to become our patient safety partner


Our patient safety team are looking for a volunteer to join their team as a patient safety partner. Patient safety partners are an exciting new role within the NHS and will be a key voice for patients and the community who use our services, and an important part of helping us to improve safety and quality.

The role is for 8 to 10 hours per month. Experience is not essential, but it is important that you have a genuine desire to support patient safety improvement.

You can read the role profile here, and frequently asked questions here.

If you are interested in applying for the Patient Safety Partner role, please complete an expression of interest form. Please complete the form carefully as we will rely on this information to assess whether you have the relevant skills and experience. 

Please send completed expression of interest forms via email to chloe.dexter@swyt.nhs.uk or post them to the following address, marking the envelope as ‘private and confidential’: 

Patient Safety Team, Block 8  

Fieldhead Hospital  

Ouchthorpe Lane  


West Yorkshire

WF1 3SP 

Expressions of interest will need to be completed and submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 20 September 2023. 

Informal meetings to discuss progressing further with the patient safety partner role will be held on Friday 6 October 2023 in person at Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield.  

If you would like to discuss the patient safety partner role further or have any questions, please contact Chloe Dexter, patient safety portfolio manager on 07392 287482 or email patient.safety@swyt.nhs.uk

Volunteer to become our patient safety partner

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