Claire Cox

Patient Safety Lead
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Claire is an experienced nurse of over 25 years. She has worked in numerous specialities in the NHS and in different places around the world, from being a repatriation nurse to volunteering in refugee camps and striking up collaborations with nurses in America. More recently, Claire has worked as a Critical Care Outreach Sister since 2011, where her desire for patient safety was ignited.

After winning the Kent Surrey and Sussex Patient Safety Prize in 2016 for her work in cardiac arrest and medical emergency teams, Claire went on to complete the Darzi fellowship in April 2019. It was around this time that Claire began working with Patient Safety Learning.

In September 2020, Claire began an exciting new career in Patient Safety, where she is currently a Clinical Patient Safety Lead at Kings College Hospital, London.

Claire co-founded and chairs the Patient Safety Management Network which started in June 2021, this network has grown to over 400 members nationwide and meets weekly to discuss the evolving management of patient safety.