Mountain Medicine 9-10 Sept update – Dr Paddy Morgan lead instructor

WMT is pleased to confirm that the popular and incredibly experienced Dr Paddy Morgan will be the lead medical instructor for this intense mountain-themed Medic weekend in Grasmere, The Lake District 9-10 Sept (accommodation included Friday night). Paddy’s bio summary is below. Read more about Paddy and the course at this web page.
Paddy is an Anaesthetic Consultant in Southmead Hospital (Major Trauma Centre for Severn Area) and Critical Care Doctor with Great Western Air Ambulance. He has worked for the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service Cymru and as technical rope and flood rescue technician with Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue. Paddy has undertaken expeditions to Greenland, Africa (north, west and east) and medical support expeditions in Europe and South America. He has been medical advisor to various expedition endurance projects including the “Bristol (children’s) English Channel Swim”, “Virgin Global Row” and the “Engelandvaarder – North Sea Kayak” expedition. He instructs on numerous trauma, anaesthesia, critical care, human factors and resuscitation courses both in-hospital and the pre-hospital environment. In addition, he has authored several book chapters, and international position statements on these subjects. Including the 2nd edition of the OUP Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine.