Dr Gareth Davies - Medical Director

Trustee and Medical Director

Dr Gareth Davies, medical director of London’s Air Ambulance and consultant in emergency medicine, pre-hospital care and emergency preparedness with Barts Health NHS Trust, has 20 years experience in the air ambulance industry. He joined London’s Air Ambulance as a registrar in 1993 and has been responsible for the education and training of staff since 1996 when he became medical director. He has developed standards in pre-hospital medical care and a number of innovative procedures, including resuscitative thoracotomy (open-chest surgery), and rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia with intubation. Gareth has been the lead consultant at many of London’s major incidents, including the Paddington Rail Disaster and the 7th of July 2005 Bombings. He became a Trustee and Chair of the London’s Air Ambulance Charity in 2006 and is also a director of EMSC, a company formed to provide clinical governance to a number of UK Air Ambulances. He is also honorary consultant at Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance Service and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Service.

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