All Party Parliamentary Group on Patient Safety

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Patient Safety is a group of MPs and peers from across the party spectrum who have come together to address patient safety issues.

The Patients Association has acted as the Group’s secretariat since its inception, and continues to do so.

Below is a record of the meetings hosted by the APPG on Patient Safety. If you require any further information please email us at

July 2017

The APPG on Patient Safety held its inaugural meeting for the new parliament.


December 2016

The APPG for Patient Safety published its report ‘Time to Act: Inquiry into Hospital-Acquired Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance‘. It was launched at a roundtable discussion dinner in the House of Commons on December 6th.

November 2016

In its meeting on Tuesday 29 November 2016, the APPG for Patient Safety launched an inquiry into malnutrition. The meeting took evidence on malnutrition in end of life care.


May 2016

The APPG took evidence on antimicrobial stewardship and hospital-acquired infections at its meeting on May 9th 2016.


March 2016

A meeting of the APPG for Patient Safety took place on 2nd March 2016.


December 2015

The group’s second meeting was held on Tuesday 8th December 2015.

Press release


October 2015

At its first meeting, on Wednesday 21st October, the APPG for Patient Safety launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of infection prevention procedures in the NHS.

Press release


July 2015

The APPG for Patient Safety launched with Andrea Jenkyns MP as Chair.

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APPG details

Chair: Andrea Jenkyns MP –

Public Enquiry Point: John Kell –

Full details are available in the Register of All Party Parliamentary Groups (next edition due for publication October 2017).

This is not an official website of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. It has not been approved by either House or its committees. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of Members of both Houses with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed in these webpages are those of the Group.