Mansoor was born and raised in a medical family in Birmingham and his undergraduate degree in Medicine came from the University of Birmingham in 2001 too. He went on to specialise in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesiology, completing studies in 2015 and gaining a PhD in Intensive Care Medicine from William Harvey Research Institute, London, en route. After spending time training in liver ICUs in both Kings College and Royal Free Hospital, his specialist interests came to lie in ALF, ACLF, mechanisms of acute organ dysfunction, and mechanisms of acute to chronic disease transition. Mansoor has returned to Birmingham as a consultant and now pursues these research interests in the largest solid organ transplant centre and ICU in Europe.
Danielle obtained her Nutrition and Dietetics degree at the University of Wollongong and after working for a short time in Sydney, she moved to London and has been the Principal Critical Care Dietitian at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) for the past 11 years. Danielle has recently completed a Health Education England / National Institute for Health Research (HEE/NIHR) Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship where she explored the measurement and prevention of skeletal muscle wasting during critical illness and the effect on recovery. On the back of this, she was awarded the prestigious British Dietetic Association Rose Simmonds Award for the best research publication of 2019. Danielle has been instrumental in guiding critical care dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic, being awarded British Dietetic Association Roll of Honour in 2020 and 2021 for her work.
Andy is a consultant in ICM working in Leeds Teaching Hospitals, having been appointed in 2005. He is Clinical Director for Adult Critical Care in Leeds, and an elected Intensive Care Society Council member. He graduated in Liverpool in 1995, where he completed his clinical training in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine.
Andy has strong interest in point-of-care ultrasound, having been a founding member of the FICE committee, current member of the FUSIC committee and co-author of a number of POCUS accreditation programmes. Other interests include ethical decision making and advance care planning, the science of quality improvement and IV fluids education.
Dr Paul Dean is a Consultant in intensive care at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, and former Chair of the Society's Standards Division. He continues to be responsible for leading national work such as the Guidelines for the Provision of Intensive Care Services (GPICS), setting the standard in which every ICU in the country should operate.
Paul is also Medical Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria Critical Care Network.
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Dr Julie Highfield is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Lead for Organisational Health in Adult and Paediatric Critical Care, Cardiff. She is the National Project Director for Wellbeing in the Intensive Care Society. She has a long experience of working as a psychologist in medical and health care settings and works closely with staff in their experience of working in healthcare, as well as advising managers on matters of workforce wellbeing. Julie has worked with the British Psychological Society and its Division of Clinical Psychology in Wales. She led the BPS team writing the National Guidance for Staff in the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Julie works with the Welsh Assembly Government in various projects, including as the lead for Critical Care Workforce Task and Finish Group, and Modelling for Rehabilitation for patients post COVID-19, and the Wellbeing Conversation Tool. She has a number of publications and book chapters in the field of critical care, staff wellbeing, and leadership.
Dr Emma Jackson is an intensive care trainee in the northwest currently undertaking a fellowship in Cardiac Intensive care and ECMO. Along with her cardiac interests she has a keen interest in the humansiation, follow up and long term rehabilitation for intensive care patients. She currently chairs the Trainee advisory group for the Intensive Care Society as well as sitting on their Standards and Guidelines committee, where she has led on the development of several guidelines./p>
Dr Fiona Kelly, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bath
Fiona Kelly has been a consultant in Bath for 13 years. She has an interest in recovery from potentially traumatic events and has been working with Julie Highfield and her team to develop the TIM tool for the last 3 years. She is lead ICU consultant in Bath for staff wellbeing and is a member of the Association of Anaesthetists’ wellbeing working party.
Consultant ,Shondipon is a Consultant in intensive care and anaesthesia at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Intensive Care Society's Honorary Secretary. He is also the Society's Learning Division Chair leading the education and ultrasound programme across the UK.
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Royal Free Hospital
Senior Lecturer, UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science
Member of Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition 2007
Director of the UCL Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine
Chief Executive, Intensive Care SocietySandy began her career as a radiographer, which led to her undertaking a PhD in Child Health. Making the decision to move away from a clinical setting, Sandy gained a wealth of experience operating at a senior management level, leading strategy and change programmes for non profit organisations and membership bodies particularly those involved in professional education, training, standards, research and international development. Sandy joined the Society in 2017.
Steve Mathieu is the President of the Intensive Care Society.
He is a Consultant in Critical Care at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust and the Divisional Director for Clinical Delivery (Critical Care, Anaesthetics, Theatres, Radiology, Pharmacy, Therapies, Blood Sciences and Pathology). He was previously the Clinical Director of Critical Care when the ICU was rated outstanding in all domains by the CQC.
His previous roles for the Society include Congress Director for State of the Art (SOA), Honorary Treasurer and Council Member.
He has interests in patient and staff experience, workforce and operational strategy as well as medical education and information technology. He is a co-founder and senior editor for The Bottom Line and set up and maintains the Portsmouth ICU website.
Reena is a Consultant Pharmacist in Critical Care at King's College Hospital in London and Chair of the Intensive Care Society Pharmacy Professional Advisory Group.
She has worked in Critical Care for the past 15 years, leading and managing the Critical Care pharmacy service, providing vision and shaping its future strategy during a period of significant structural change and expansion. She has co-authored and provided specialist input locally & nationally into areas such as pharmacy critical care workforce, clinical guidelines, and advanced critical care training. Reena is a Principal Investigator on a number of NIHR CRN Portfolio studies.
Her specialist areas of interest are the ICU Liberation Bundle (A-F) initiatives, transfer of care around medicines and drug use in extra-corporeal circuits, particularly in renal replacement therapy & ECMO.
Reena is the Pharmacy Lead for the South East London ICS - Critical Care/ODN and a member of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association Expert Development Practice Group. She is currently undertaking an MSc in Health Economics, Policy & Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Consultant ,Ashley Miller is an Intensivist at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals. His specialist area of interest is Intensive Care ultrasonography. The 1st person to become BSE accredited in Critical Care Echocardiography, he is a BSE committee member and examiner. He has co-authored guidelines for the BSE on assessing fluid responsiveness with echocardiography. He is an elected ICS council member and co-chair of the Focussed Ultrasound in Intensive Care (FUSIC) committee where he has helped introduce a modular curriculum and accreditation pathway for Intensive Care ultrasonography. He is a speaker on ultrasound at international conferences and teaches on ultrasound courses around the country. He is a published author on ultrasound and is co-editing a forthcoming textbook on critical care ultrasound.
Consultant ,Prof Hugh Montgomery obtained a first-class degree in cardiorespiratory physiology/neuropharmacology before graduating from the Middlesex Hospital Medical school in 1987. He has since gained accreditation in general internal medicine, cardiology and intensive care medicine, and practices as a consultant in intensive care at the Whittington hospital in North London.
Marlies Ostermann is a consultant in critical care and nephrology, with a special interest in acute kidney injury and critical care nephrology.
She is very active in research and collaborates with colleagues nationally and internationally.
Marlies is also committed to teaching and education.
Consultant in adult intensive care medicine in Cardiff. He did his undergraduate training in London and then post graduate medical training in Bristol before returning to London to train in intensive care medicine and anaesthesia. Since 2003, Jack has worked as a consultant intensivist in south Wales in a variety of large and smaller units. He is a co-author for GPICS vs 1 and vs 2 chapters on Follow Up and Rehabilitation and the Welsh section of 'Life after critical illness'. He strongly believes that Rehabilitation and Follow Up are core areas of work for all critical care services as the speciality really works towards its true potential for patients.
Marcus Peck is a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at Frimley Park Hospital (Surrey, UK), chair of the Intensive Care Society (ICS)’s Focused Ultrasound for Intensive Care (FUSIC) committee, and author of the OUP textbook 'Focused Intensive Care Ultrasound'. He is a passionate ultrasound trainer and teaches widely. Marcus sits on several national committees, including the ICS Council and British Society of Echocardiography’s Professional Standards Committee, delivering UK ultrasound training and quality assurance. He relishes breaking down organisational barriers, and dreams of the day when bedside ultrasound is normal practise for all frontline clinicians.
Consultant ,Dr Zudin Puthucheary is a Senior Lecturer in Critical Care at the William Harvey Research Institute within Barts and the London Medical School, and an Honorary Consultant in Intensive Care at the Royal London Hospital.
Consultant ,Charlotte graduated in both Biomedical Sciences and Medicine from the University of Southampton, and later undertook a PhD at the University of Cambridge investigating the role of inflammation on the pulmonary transit kinetics of human neutrophils, alongside specialist clinical training in Respiratory (East of England) and Intensive Care Medicine (London). She was subsequently appointed as the UK’s first NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine, and went on to be awarded a Fulbright All-disciplines Scholar Award and a Wellcome Trust Fellowship for Postdoctoral Clinician Scientists. Charlotte joined the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine in 2015 from University of California, San Francisco.
Consultant ,Stephen is a Consultant in Intensive Care & Deputy Medical Director at Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge. His clinical, education and research interests lie in cardiothoracic intensive care, patient safety and quality improvement. Stephen’s management responsibilities include Quality & Safety, Estates & Facilities and Critical Care. He is also President of the Intensive Care Society (ICS) and Chair of the Medusa Injectable Medicines Guide Advisory Board. Previously Stephen was Clinical Lead of the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) Patient Safety Collaborative, Clinical Lead for Postgraduate Leadership Development at Cambridge University Health Partners and Member of the East of England Clinical Senate Council.
Tony is a critical care consultant based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
He qualified from University College London in 1992 and after initial training in the North London Region, completed his MD with Prof Mervyn Singer. He dual-accredited in anaesthesia and intensive care in 2004 and was appointed to Birmingham shortly afterwards.
Since then he has built clinical research in the largest Intensive Care in the UK. He is principal investigator for a number of studies on the NIHR portfolio. He is regional co-lead for Critical Care at the Midland CRN and Chief Investigator for the NIHR-funded STRESS-L study. He is also investigating the use of large datasets for outcomes in critical care and a study of the microbiome in critically ill patients. He collaborates with the Microbiology Department in the University of Birmingham (UoB) studying Bacteriophage, MDR E coli and MicroRNA dynamics in the gut microbiome and also the Department of Clinical Bioinformatics (also UoB) investigating the management of patients undergoing Oesophagectomy and having treatment with Albumin.
He is working with members of the Turing Institute to analyse treatments used during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consultant ,Dr. Jonny Wilkinson (MBChB.MRCP.FRCA.FFICM) is a Consultant in Intensive care medicine and Anaesthesia in Northampton, UK. He trained in Nottingham, where he undertook a fellowship in thoracic anaesthesia. He is the editor in chief of the Oxford Handbook of Thoracic Anaesthesia and founder of www.criticalcarenorthampton.com. When not on Twitter , he is a national and international expert in point of care ultrasound, with specialist interests in the use of handheld devices to assess the critically ill patient. He is a course director for Advanced Trauma Life support and NICE IV fluid lead for his trust, promoting safe fluid prescription and education on fluid physiology. He is a member of the ICS council and the FUSIC committee (Focused Intensive Care Ultrasound). He is faculty for The State of The Art Intensive Care Society meeting, the International Fluid Academy, the Critical Care Symposium and RA-UK. He enjoys speaking / teaching on all that is ultrasound, nationally and Internationally.