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Tim Coats trained in Emergency Medicine in Leeds and London, developing a particular interest in pre-hospital and trauma care, and completing an MD thesis on the incorporation of patterns of change in physiology in a predictive model of outcome following injury.

Following appointed as a Senior Lecturer in London in 1996, he moved to the University of Leicester as Professor of Emergency Medicine in 2003. He is a past Chair of the College of Emergency Medicine Research Committee, past Chair of the NIHR National Specialist Group for Injuries and Emergencies, and Chairs the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN). He was lead clinician for the CRASH2 study and current research interests ( are changes in coagulation following injury, the role of antifibrinolytics following injury and non-invasive monitoring in the diagnosis of sepsis in emergency care.