The Nurse and AHP Committee influence all aspects of the Society’s activities.

The Nurse and AHP Committee influence all aspects of the Society’s activities.




Ella Segaran
Ella has been committed to the ICS for the last five years, serving on the Education, Training and Meetings Committee and the Nursing/AHP Committee. She is actively involved in the planning and organisation of the State of the Art conference. Ella is passionate about providing direction for new opportunities for multidisciplinary involvement in the clinical, research, and educational activities of the society.

Andrea Berry
Andrea is the Manager and Lead Nurse for the West Yorkshire Critical Care & Major Trauma Operational Delivery Network. She became a co-opted member of the NAHP Committee in December 2016, and in March 2017 became a full member, taking on role of Deputy Chair. Her interests include education and training & maternal critical care.

Emma Graham-Clarke
Emma is a consultant pharmacist working in Birmingham and she is also the AHP/HCS lead for the Midlands Critical Care Networks. She was co-opted onto the committee in 2011, and elected in 2012. In addition, she sits on the research committee and the JICS editorial board. Her interests include non-medical prescribing, training and safe prescribing.

Bronwen Connolly
Bronwen is a Consultant Clinical Research Physiotherapist and NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow at Guy’s and St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She joined the N&AHP Committee in 2016, and is also involved in the Research and State of the Art Committees. Her current research focuses on the development of a core outcome set for trials of physical rehabilitation in critical illness, whilst her clinical role centres on involvement in Post-ICU Follow-up clinics.
Twitter: @bronwenconnolly

John Elmore
John is a Consultant Nurse at Whiston hospital in Merseyside. He has worked in different intensive care environments since 1991 and was elected to the committee in January 2017. He is currently part of the ICS burnout working group and has interests in education, advanced practice, and rapid response teams.

Dorothy Wade
Dorothy Wade works as a chartered health psychologist in the Critical Care Unit at UCH. She is registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, and has a PhD in psychology and health care evaluation from University College London.
Twitter: @DWadePsych

Co-opted Members

Jackie McRae
Jackie is a Speech and Language Therapist with over 25 years experience in critical care and specialist Currently she is Consultant SLT at St George’s Hospital, Tooting. She has recently completed an NIHR clinical doctoral research fellowship at UCL aimed at improving the identification and management of swallowing problems following acute cervical spinal cord injury. She is clinical advisor for the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and chairs the strategic group for SLTs working in critical care. She is passionate about patient representation and is also a committee member of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative Patient and Family committee.

Liz Staveacre
Liz is a Consultant Nurse for Critical Care & Outreach at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. She has specialised in critical care for more than a decade and focused on Outreach for the past 6 years. Liz has a keen interest in Quality Improvement and is about to complete an 18 month Imperial QI fellowship. Liz completed her MSc Advanced Practice in Critical Care at King’s College, London in 2016, passing with distinction, and is looking forward to taking her studies further to PhD level.

Gareth Cornell
Gareth is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Critical Care at the Northern General Hospital, part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is the current Critical Care Champion for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC). Gareth’s clinical interests centre around acute respiratory care, rehabilitation after critical illness, and major trauma. Gareth also chairs the Nursing & AHP group within the North Trent Adult Critical Care Operational Delivery Network.


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