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The National Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) has been set up as a multi disciplinary group, with representation from all major specialities in medicine and groups in pre hospital care. It meets twice a year, reviews the activities of UK HEMS, and produce generic guidance on clinical matters.

Members of the Clinical Advisory Group


Consultant in Accident & Emergency Medicine; The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

Chairman of Emergancy Medicine STC -  North Deanary.

Course Director PHTLS, ITLS.


Prof Chris Dodds

Consultant Anaesthesia, Middlesbrough

Senior Vice President Royal College of Anaesthetists

Dr Tom Clarke

Consultant Anaesthesia, Newcastle

Chairman JRCALC

Medical Advisor and CAG Chairman - NEAS

Mr Andrew Owens

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Middlesbrough

DSTS Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons (London)

Dr Jim Hall

Consultant Cardiology, Middlesbrough

Former Programme Director and Chairman of STC for Medicine

Prof Keith Porter

Honorary Professor for Clinical Traumatology, Birmingham

Chairman Faculty of Pre Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

Vice-Chairman of BASICS

Prof David Mendalow

Consultant in Neurosurgery, Newcastle

Head of Academic Neurosurgery

Chairman NICE Head Injury Group

Mr Patrick Mitchell

Consultant in Neurosurgery, Newcastle

British Neurosurgical Research Group Committee

Prof Tim Hodgetts

Professor of Military Emergency Medicine

Former Defence Consultant Advisor in Emergency Medicine

Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Birmingham

Dr Theo Weston

General Practitioner, Cumbria

Mountain Rescue, BASICS, and GNAAS HEMS

Dr Adrian Dawson

General Practitioner, North Yorkshire


Prof Karim Brohi

Consultant Trauma Surgeon, London

Dr Gareth Davies

Consultant in Emergency Medicine, London

Medical Director, London HEMS

Dr Jeremy Henning

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Middlesbrough

Clinical Director GNAAS HEMS

Prof David Zideman

Consultant in Anaesthesia, London

Chairman BASICS

Chairman European Resuscitation Council

Mr Kevin Hodgson

Lead Paramedic GNAAS HEMS

Medical Directors of each Member Organisation

Lead Paramedic of each Member Organisation

Observers may be invited to the CAG, to provide expertise in areas outside those of the group