Nick is based at our National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine. He is a paramedic with a specialist interest and background in mountain rescue, extreme sports medicine and trauma/critical care in remote areas.
Nick is involved in academic and clinical support throughout our Mountain Medicine PgDip and MSc and Urgent Care programmes. He also takes an active role in the development and delivery of mountain medicine specific CPD opportunities.
Nick lives in the Lake District and is the founder of a company that provides paramedics and doctors to extreme and outdoor sport events globally. He has personally worked across the world including Namibia, Mongolia, Patagonia, Norway and Dominica. Nick has been a member of a mountain rescue team for 21 years. He is currently deputy team leader with a central Lakes team. Nick also fulfils a major incident tactical command role and is regional Medical Officer for LDSAMRA. Nick has previously worked on a helicopter service, providing a repatriation role to offshore oil rig workers exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19.
- MSc Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine, 2023
- PgCert Academic Practice, University of Cumbria, 2015
- DipHE Paramedic Studies, University of Central Lancashire, 2011
- BSc Outdoor Studies, St Martin's College, Lancaster University, 2009
- Mountain Medicine
- Prehospital Medicine
- Trauma Sciences
- Critical Care
- British Mountain Medicine Society