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Nick Wright

Lecturer in Mountain Medicine
School of Medicine

Based at the National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine, Nick is a paramedic with a specialist interest and background in mountain rescue and extreme sports medicine.

Nick is involved in academic and clinical support throughout the Mountain Medicine PgDip and MSc.

Nick lives in the Lake District and is a director of a company that provides paramedics and doctors to extreme and outdoor sport events globally. Most recently he has travelled to Mongolia providing services to a race across the frozen Khovsgol Lake and also to Namibia where he provided care during a multiday crossing of the desert to competitors. He later returned to Namibia to support the BBC Sport Relief Challenge in 2020. Nick has been a member of a mountain rescue team for 20 years. He is currently deputy team leader and training officer with a central Lakes team. Nick also fulfils a tactical command role within LDSAMRA. During the pandemic Nick worked on a helicopter service, providing a repatriation role to offshore oil rig workers exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19.