Patient & Public Voice

Sally Kirkpatrick

Sally’s background is financial consultancy in the city but since retirement she has been volunteering in the NHS and other health organisations.

Sally is a past chair of the London Clinical Senate Patient and Public Voice group. She is also a volunteer with both her local Healthwatch.

Sally has participated in several NHS clinical reviews as a panel member representing the patients and the public. These service reviews include reorganisation proposals for cardiovascular and complex cancer; maternity, neonatal and paediatric; mental health; and emergency and urgent care.

She has also been involved in several hospital PLACE audits and Enter and View visits. As a patient representative Sally also sits on the Clinical Quality and Patient Safety board for her local hospital.

She was a patient-public member of the Pan London End of Life Alliance and the Programme Board for the Senate’s Helping Smokers Quit (HSQ) programme which involved closely working with her own Mental Health trust.

Sally was a member of the procurement team for integrating NHS111 and GP out-of-hours services in North Central London. She is now a patient representative of the NCL IUC Clinical Quality Reference Group.

Sally is currently an expert by experience representative for the reference group developing the Mental Heath STPs for North Central London.