Experts to debate future of EMS at Larrey Society conference

Friday, 03 July, 2015


One of the most influential line-ups of experts in emergency medical services has been confirmed for The EMS Conference 2016, the Society’s first public event, which will be held at the ICO Centre in central London on Thursday 21 January.

The conference theme is ‘The Future of Emergency Services’ and the speakers will include:Professor Andy Newton, President of The Larrey Society, Clinical Chief Officer, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust and Chairman of the College of Paramedics; Professor Jonathan Benger, National Clinical Director for Urgent Care, NHS England Professor of Emergency Care, University of the West of England, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust; Professor Niro Siriwardena, Professor of Primary & Pre-Hospital Healthcare, University of Lincoln; Professor Kevin Mackay-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Metropolitan University, Executive Medical Director of the North West Ambulance Service, Head of the North Western School of Emergency Medicine and Richard Hunt, Chair of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust. 

A session will also discuss the impact of technology on EMS when the speakers will include:

  • Pete Brown, Resilience Officer, South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clair Carson, Acute Service Line Manager, Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Alana Saunders Senior Mobile Strategy Consultant Mubaloo Limited
  • Lynda Sibson Telemedicine Manager Addenbrookes Hospital & Consultant Editor, Journal of Paramedic Practice

The conference will be chaired by Sue Noyes, Chief Executive East Midlands Ambulance NHS Trust.

A spokesman for The Larrey Society said:  “The conference is attracting interest from across the UK but also overseas and six months in advance we are receiving bookings for delegate places as well as exhibition space from as far afield as the United States and Denmark. The panel of speakers represents recognised expertise in the field of emergency medical services and who will have an influence on the shape of future policies and operational techniques in the 21st century.”          delegates & exhibitors book here

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