Reynolds, Caroline

Caroline Reynolds

caroline.reynolds@bthft.nhs.uk

Caroline is a qualified Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) and has been working within the area of patient involvement in patient safety research since 2011. She is one of the Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Dementia Champions and is actively involved in increasing the awareness of this within the Trust.

Current Studies
MSc in Health Research – University of Leeds

Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences – University of Bradford
Certificate of Higher Education in Operating Department Practice – University of Huddersfield
NVQ Level 3 in Operating Department Practice – University of Huddersfield
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Research – University of Leeds
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research – University of Leeds

Current projects
Learning from Error: Developing a patient-led patient safety incident reporting tool;
This 4-year project is part of a wider NIHR-funded programme grant. The aim is to develop a tool for capturing patient safety information from patients whilst receiving treatment in hospital, in conjunction with patients and staff.
Patient involvement in patient safety: developing an intervention to promote organisational learning using patient reports of organisational safety and patient safety incidents.

Exploring medical student learning through the collection of patient feedback about ward safety.

Research Interests
Diagnostic error in primary care
Patient involvement in patient safety
Patient and public involvement
Infection prevention and control
Implementation and evaluation of surgical safety briefings
Implementation of WHO surgical checklists