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GWAAC Symposium 2019

Do you have an interest in learning more about Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine?

The GWAAC Symposium returns on Friday 4th October 2019 at Aerospace Bristol. We have an exciting range of speakers covering a variety of PHEM related topics, including keynotes from Professor David Lockey, Chairman of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care and National Director of EMRTS Wales and Ms Esther Murray, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology at Queen Mary University, London.

Tickets are no longer on sale for this event. 

Thank you to all who purchased them and keep an eye out for 2020's date announcement following the event on Friday 4th October!

Want to register your interest for next year's GWAAC Symposium? Email and we will keep you up to date with announcements.

GWAAC Symposium Programme

0900 – 0910Welcome
Ms Anna PerryWelcomeCEO, GWAAC
Dr Ed ValentineThis is GWAACLead Doctor, GWAAC
0910 – 1040Session 1
Ms Ether MurrayMoral injurySenior Lecturer in Health Psychology, Queen Mary University of London
Captain Jim GreenAn Introduction to HEMSPilot, GWAAC/Babcock International Group
1040 – 1110Tea & Coffee and Visit Trade Stands
1110 – 1210Session 2 – GWAAC in Action
Mr James YatesCase 1Specialist Paramedic in Critical Care, GWAAC
Dr James TooleyCase 2Critical Care Doctor, GWAAC
1210 – 1310Lunch and Visit Trade Stands
1310 – 1430Session 3
Mr Paul Savage OBEMedical simulation: so much more than a bloody messManaging Director, Saviour Medical
Mr Nick SpenceNational Ambulance Resilience Unit: What do we do?NARU, Compliance Advisor
1430 – 1500Tea & Coffee and Visit Trade Stands
1500 – 1630Session 4
Professor David LockeyPre-Hospital Trauma Care: Where are we heading?National Director, Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service, Wales and Chairman, Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care
Dr Julian ThompsonPre-Hospital Trauma Care: Where next?Critical Care Doctor, GWAAC and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, North Bristol NHS Trust


We're delighted to be hosting the event at Aerospace Bristol this year.

The event will run from 8.30am - 4.30pm and will include four sessions of 90 minutes covering a range of PHEM topics, from Moral Injury to the future of technology in Pre-Hospital Care.

Tickets will go on sale from 10:00 on Saturnday 1st June at £40 per attendee, which will include refreshments and lunch.