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Dr. Peter Driscoll

Academic Lead Physician Associate Programme

School of Medicine

Harrington Building, HA119

+44 (0) 1772 89 5425

pdriscoll@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Health

Programme lead for the PA programme at UCLan.

Peter's research activities include trauma care.

Full Profile

BSc(Hons). Anatomy . Leeds University, 1976

MB ChB. Medicine. Leeds University, 1979

FRCS. Fellowship. Royal College Surgeons, Edinburgh. 1984

RCEM. Fellowship. Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 1993

MD (Commendation). Doctorate in Medicine. Leeds University. 1994

 

Consultant (Hon Senior lecturer) Emergency Medicine. Salford Royal Foundation Trust 1990-2012.

Dean. Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 2004-8

Professor of Em Med. Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 2010-12

Clinical Teacher (Hon Sen lecturer) Anatomy. St Andrews Medical School

Membership of Professional and Learned Bodies
 

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Academy of Clinical Anatomists

Publications

  • Bowness J, Kilgour P,, Driscoll P. Guidelines for chest drain insertion may not prevent damage to abdominal viscera. EMJ 2015; 32: 620-5.
  • “Adequately prepared or not: A study on clinical medical students’ perception of their anatomical competence”. BACA Winter meeting, Bristol, 2015.
  • Hospital major Incident medical management and support. Inaugural HMIMMS meeting. Darwin, 2014
  • “Preparing for a Major incident at a UK Premiership soccer arena”. 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine. Tokyo, 2013
  •  “Preparing for a Major incident at a UK Premiership soccer arena”. 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine. Tokyo, 2013
  • M Davis, Cassar MR, Driscoll P et al. The European Trauma Course: Using experience to refine an educational initiative. Trauma 2011; 13: 101–11
  • The Effectiveness of Continuing Professional Development: Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and GMC. 2009.
  • M. Clancy, P.Driscoll, D.Kilroy. Content prioritisation of the College of Emergency Medicine specialty curriculum: an exploratory study using a modified Delphi approach. EMJ 2009; 26: 180-2.

Projects

Physician Associate training

Medical provision in Remote & rural areas

TEACHING activities and responsibilities

Academic lead for the PA programme

External Affiliations and Roles

Trustee, Advanced Life Support Group

Previous external assessor European Trauma Course (Malta; Italy; Ireland); External examiner (MRCEM) West Indies & India