Professor Nick Sevdalis

Nick Sevdalis  is a psychologist, professor of Implementation Science and Patient Safety and director of the Centre for Implementation Science at King’s College London. Nick also serves as an associate editor of Implementation Science. Prior to this appointment, Nick was a reader in patient safety and deputy chair of the Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre of Imperial College London. He also served as a board member of the Association for Surgical Education (USA).

Nick’s research focuses on developing, evaluating and implementing team-based interventions for the improvement of the safety and quality of in-hospital care. Interventions developed by Nick and his research team include team- and safety-skills training; team-enhancement interventions (e.g., ‘huddles’); and safety checklists. Nick is interested in understanding the barriers, drivers and context of uptake of innovative patient safety and quality improvement interventions and programmes. Nick’s research has been disseminated in over 340 publications and over 100 invited lectures to date