Independent review of maternity services at
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Professor Ian Maconochie (until June 2021)

Ian set up the Paediatric ED at St Mary’s Hospital in 2000 and continues to practice as a Paediatric ED consultant in a busy inner city London teaching hospital, enjoying teaching and training, combined with research interests in resuscitation, and in the patient journey/experience for paediatric conditions in the primary and secondary care settings. 

Ian is European Resuscitation Council Board member and Chair of the Paediatric Guidelines Group, and Resuscitation Council UK (RC UK) executive member and heads the Paediatric Subcommittee (RC UK). His involvement in Resuscitation stems from when he was Senior Registrar at Great Ormond Street Hospital in the Cardiothoracic Unit in 1992, at which time he joined the Resuscitation Council (UK) and has been active in producing the UK Course for Paediatric Life Support. 

Ian set up the Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine for the UK and Ireland (APEM) in 2000, and helped to establish the training of UK and European PEM clinician, co-producing the curriculum for paediatric emergency training, and is past President of the Research arm of APEM, and for the Paediatric Emergency Research Network UK and Ireland (PERUKI) which includes over 50 Emergency Departments. 

Ian was the Registrar to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, (RCPCH) (second in position to the President as clinical lead) until 2017 and sat as the Chair of the Paediatric Section of the European Society of Emergency Medicine. 

Ian has been a Visiting Professor to Queen Margaret Children’s Hospital in Perth, Australia, an Honorary Associate Professor in the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and is Visiting Fellow to the Centre of Reviews and Dissemination, University of York. He has been Deputy Editor of the Emergency Medical Journal for 8 years and an Associate Editor for BMJ Open Paediatrics for 1 year, having been an Editorial Clinical Expert advisor to the BMJ for 8 years. 

He has published over 150 papers, and has presented internationally at plenary sessions on numerous occasions. Ian has a keen interest in resuscitation, being the lead author of the European Resuscitation guidelines. 

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