Monday 04 Dec; h13.30 - 15.55(20 min + 5 min Q&A); Enlgand Room
Session 7: Acute medical management - 'Advances in pulmonary embolus management'
Appointed as the first Professor of Acute Medicine within the UK within the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London. The Department of Acute Medicine is now established and based at the Chelsea and Westminster Campus. The department is the leading academic department in this field and has an increasing research portfolio of work including the NIHR CLAHRC for Northwest London, a £20M research programme now in its 8th year. The programme is designed to accelerate research into practice and has successfully supported over 60 change projects and is developing a new systematic approach to delivery of health care including the use of big data and high fidelity quality improvement methods.
Other areas of research interest include the organisation and delivery of health care in relation to patient outcomes and the using co-production as an essential part of research design and care delivery. In addition the department has growing expertise in the role of patient and public involvement in research and has over 30 staff. The department coordinates modules in three Imperial College Masters programmes including Global Health. He is currently President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and adviser to several government programmes.