PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

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STEVE MATHIEU

Conference Director
Steve is a Consultant in Critical Care and Care Group Director for Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Theatres at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. He is the Honorary Treasurer for the Intensive Care Society. His interests include education, quality improvement and safety. He is a senior editor for The Bottom Line and developed and maintains the Portsmouth ICU website.
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EVE CORNER

Programme Committee
Eve Corner MBE, is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Critical Care at Brunel University London, a Research Physiotherapist at Imperial College Healthcare and a Clinical Consultant working in workforce redesign for 33N Ltd. Eve completed her PhD at Imperial College developing and validating the Chelsea Critical Care Physical Assessment (CPAx) tool as a method of evaluating functional recovery from critical illness. This tool is now used nationally and has undergone cross-cultural validation and translation into 5 languages. Eve continued research areas include clinimetrics, patient experience of critical illness and distance learning. Eve received an MBE in the Queens New Years honours list for Services to Health Education, is an associate editor of the Journal of the Intensive Care Society and a key contributor to the National Post-Intensive Care Rehabilitation Collaborative.
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NANDAN GAUTAM

Programme Director
Dr Nandan Gautam is a consultant in medicine and critical care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK . His interests are varied but currently thinking more about delivering acute care training in resource poor countries, early warning systems, managing the altered airway and learning to play the piano.

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LIZ STAVEACRE

Programme Committee
I am currently based at Stoke Mandeville Hospital where I lead the Critical Care Outreach team and work across the trust to improve the recognition and response to acute patient deterioration. I have a keen interest in Quality Improvement and took 18 months out of clinical practice to be one of the founding fellows in the Imperial College Healthcare QI Hub. I have been involved in a diverse range of large and small scale change projects across North West London including improving recognition and treatment of sepsis, enhancing patient flow through critical care units and improving patient safety during transfers. I am currently leading work to improve the pathway for patients discharged from ICU and improving use of non-invasive ventilation in Bucks. I sit on the Executive Board of the National Outreach Forum and played a key role in developing recent national nursing competencies for Level 1 and Enhanced Care areas. As an active member of the Intensive Care Society I am a member of the Nurses Advisory Group Education, Education and State of the Art organising committees, where I work to support the society’s strategy of being a truly multi-professional organisation.
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GANESH SUNTHARALINGAM

Programme Committee
Ganesh is the Past President of the Intensive Care Society. He has previously been the Programme Director for SOA 2015-2018 and Honorary Secretary for the Intensive Care Society

The Intensive Care Society is an inclusive multi-professional society. The views of the Council, Professional Advisory Groups (including patient and relative representatives), ICS members, past and future delegates are always considered as we carefully develop our session topics and programme