Speaker in the Spotlight: Les Gordon

Welcoming Les Gordon to our Speaker in the Spotlight series. As a consultant anesthetist for almost 40 years, Les is driven to improve the management of severe accidental hypothermia following the death of a colleague’s wife, in 2009. He has since published a number of papers on the subject, which includes ‘The Use of Intermittent […]

Speaker in the Spotlight: Andy Smith

Andy Smith Bsc(Hons) MB ChB MRCS(Eng) FRCEM FIMC RSCED FFSEM(UK) MSc SEM Having graduated from Leeds Medical School in 1995, Andy is now a consultant in Emergency Medicine with a specialist interest in Immediate Care and Sport & Exercise Medicine. RFU Immediate Care in Sport Programme Director, Twickenham Match Day Immediate Care Lead, RFU England […]

Speaker in the Spotlight: Brigadier Tim Hodgetts

Introducing our new Speaker in the Spotlight series: An exclusive opportunity for you to gain insight into the Speakers and Workshops that will feature at 2017’s BASICS and FPHC Annual Conference. Kicking off the series in style, is Brigadier Tim Hodgetts, Co-Founder of West Midlands based philanthropic initiative, citizenAID, which aims to help members of […]

London Bridge Attacks

The tragic events of last evening on London Bridge and the surrounding areas follow rapidly after last weeks Manchester bombing and the Westminster attack of only a few weeks earlier. Once again amidst the terrible tragedy of mindless murder and injury we have witnessed incredible scenes of rescue and care from those in the immediate […]

Manchester Bombing Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: At approx. 23.00 last night, BASICS Doctor Theo Weston was called by NWAS to attend & assist with the emergency response to the dreadful events in Manchester last night; he and another NWAS Paramedic drove to the incident & helped out at the scene for several hours treating those injured in this tragedy, […]