Council Position: Patient Representative
Patricia Khan is the Council’s patient representative. She had mitral valve repair (Mr James Barnard) at Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester NHS Foundation Trust in 2013. Her particular interest is in exercise and wellness opportunities for patients before surgery, during rehabilitation and for life afterwards. A former PR consultant, she is now a freelance writer based in Chorley, Lancashire and was introduced to BHVS by the charity Heart Valve Voice, for which she is a trustee and advocate.