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Kevin, I'm glad someone has this role. I wish you good fortune. I have long argued - obviously not well enough - for a consultant equivalent role in secondary care (and a similar role for a roving GP) in the 'diagnosis and treatment' of mistakes in medicine. Unless we have clinicians in place across the system who can understand the way we make decisions and who acknowledge that, by and large, errors are usually systemic we won't be able to address them usefully to improve patient care and medical morale. If your role is to facilitate this across the NHS that's great. If not, don't you think it'd be worthwhile?