DR. GARETH DAVIES
Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Prehospital Care
Medical Director London’s Air Ambulance
Hon Senior Lecturer Centre For Neurosciences & Trauma
Chief Medical Officer Isle of Man TT Races
Gareth has over 25 years experience in Emergency Medicine & Prehospital Care and has specialist interests in the prehospital phase of injury, traumatic and medical cardiac arrest, mechanism of injury, and major incident management. He has published in over 50 peer reviewed journals and authored chapters in seminal trauma and prehospital care texts.
London HEMS has a reputation for strong clinical governance and has introduced many innovative techniques & processes into prehospital practice, ranging from checklists for anaesthesia to interventions such as prehospital thoracotomy, REBOA and prehospital blood administration. The service is currently working on a feasability study for prehopsital ECMO and EPR. Gareth is one of London Ambulance Services’ Major Incident Medical Advisers and has led the teams that attended many of London’s major incidents, including the Bishopgate Bomb, Canary Wharf Bombing, Aldwych Bus Bomb, Southall Rail Disaster, Potters Bar Rail Disaster, Paddington Rail Disaster, M25 Coach Crash, the 7th of July 2005 Bombings and the recent major incidents at London Bridge, Westminster Bridge and Grenfell Tower.
Gareth also has an interest in motorsport and is Chief Medical Officer for the TT Motorcycle Races in the Isle of Man. Utilising three medical helicopters, the medical services give a unique in-sight into the “hyper-acute” phase of major injury.
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