Dr Paul Dean is a consultant in intensive care at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Secretary of the Intensive Care Society. He was a former Chair of the Society’s Standards Division. He continues to be responsible for leading national work such as the Guidelines for the Provision of Intensive Care Services (GPICS), setting the standard in which every ICU in the country should operate and is keen to develop environmentally sustainable Intensive Care Units.

Paul is also Medical Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria Critical Care Network.