3rd Global Conference on Emergency Nursing & Trauma Care

Conference chair

Prof Robert Crouch OBE, Consultant Nurse & Honorary Professor of Emergency Care Emergency Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust & Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton; Consultant Critical Care Practitioner, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Dr Crouch

Dr Crouch is a Consultant Nurse, University Hospital Southampton/Southampton University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Visiting Professor, University of Surrey, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. He works clinically within the Emergency Department as well as in the pre hospital setting with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. He has an interest in advanced roles, regionally he is the pathway lead for the Trainee Consultant Practitioner programme, a programme he first piloted in 2003.

He is a member of the Health Education England Emergency Medicine Workforce Implementation group and is leading the development of an England wide framework for Advanced Clinical Practitioners. He is a member of the NHS England Clinical Reference Group for Major Trauma. He is recognised a clinical academic and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals. He is a member of the International Emergency Nursing Editorial Board and Reviewer Advisory Group of the Emergency Medicine Journal. Dr Crouch is one of the Editors of the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing. He has held a number of research grants and currently leads the University Hospital Southampton Major Trauma Centre Research and Development group.