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Registered Charity 1092333

Organisation

We are a registered charity (see constitution) run by an executive committee of trustees, who hold at least two ordinary meetings each year.  Our annual general meeting is held in the month of November, or as soon as is practicable thereafter.  A special general meeting of the charity may be called if at least three members, or one tenth of the number of members, which ever is the greater, request such a meeting in writing. 

Who's Who? 
Executive Commitee:
Graham Gillian Martin Hester

Chair: Dr Graham Brown

Job Description

         As a Trustee for HFR, Graham is responsible health and safety, vehicle and equipment maintenance and AED training. 

         Graham is also the CQC Registered Person

         In his day job, Graham is the Sales and Marketing Director for Sonardyne International Ltd, where his role is to achieve sustainable profitable growth and technology development strategies across the subsea technology marketplace.  Graham is also a Director of Sonardyne Wavefront Ltd, and has previously held two other board positions. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology and is also a Chartered Engineer.  Graham has been a member of the Association of British Offshore Industries Council since 2014, and joined the Southern region committee of the Energy Industries Council in 2016.

         Graham originally qualified in pre-hospital care in 1995, and has undertaken regular skills updates with different NHS and private training providers since then to keep his Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills current. 

         Graham has additional qualifications in first aid (FAW), casualty simulation (Demonstrator with Casualties Union), training and assessing (NVQ units C23, D32/33).  In 2006, Graham also gained Instructor certificates in Medical Gases and Automatic External Defibrillators from Lifeskills Medical Ltd

         From 2004-2010 Graham volunteered as a Community Responder for South East Coast Ambulance NHS Trust.

         Graham is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-hospital Care

         Since 2015, Graham has held the position of Chair of the 100th Elvetham Heath Scout Group.

 

Vice-Chair: Mrs Gillian Dawes 

Job Description

         As a Trustee for HFR, Gillian is responsible for child and adult safeguarding, COSHH, manual handling, Exec. Minute taker and is the senior trainer.  

         In her day job, Gillian works as the Fertility Services Coordinator at the Wessex Fertility Centre

         Gillian originally qualified in pre-hospital care in 1998, and has undertaken regular skills updates with different NHS and private training providers since then to keep her Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills current. 

         Gillian has additional qualifications in first aid (FAW), training and assessing (City&Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Further Education Teaching, CFET-7407 gained in 2005) and People Handling & Risk Assessment Key Trainer's Certificate, Royal College of Nursing 2005.  

         From 2006-2013 Gillian volunteered as a Community Responder for South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust running the local group. 

         Gillian is a trustee for Basingstoke Hoima Partnership for Health (Registered Charity  1141540)


Treasurer: Mr Martin Pike

         As a Trustee for HFR, Martin is responsible for the accounts and budgeting and Equality and Diversity. 

         In his day job, Martin works as a Safety Consultant with a Government Organisation.

         Martin originally qualified in pre-hospital care in 1998, and has undertaken regular skills updates with different NHS and private training providers since then to keep his Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills current. 

         Martin has additional qualifications in first aid (FAW), and training and assessing (NVQ units C23, D32). 

Secretary: Dr Hester Wain

Job Description

         As a Trustee for HFR, Hester is responsible for infection protection and waste control, information governance, patient confidentiality, clinical governance, patient safety, event co-ordination, human resources and is the lead trainer. 

         In her day job, Hester works as the Deputy Director of Patient Safety and Risk at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and is a Specialist Adviser with the Care Quality Commission.

         Hester originally qualified in pre-hospital care in 1995, and has undertaken regular skills updates with different NHS and private training providers since then to keep her Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills current. 

         Hester has additional qualifications in first aid (FAW), Immediate Life Support (ILS), casualty simulation (Demonstrator with Casualties Union), training and assessing (City&Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Further Education Teaching, CFET-7407, plus NVQ units C23/24, D32/33/34).  In 2006, Hester gained Instructor certificates in Medical Gases and Automatic External Defibrillators from Lifeskills Medical Ltd

         From 2004-2010 Hester volunteered as a Community Responder for South East Coast Ambulance NHS Trust

 

 
Job Description

Advisor:
Medical Advisor: Dr Carl Waldmann  

Job Description

         Carl took on the role as the Medical Advisor in 2010.  He is responsible for validation and modification of written protocols for the administration of medications and ensuring that controls are in place to ensure adequate training of AED and Resuscitation.

         Carl is a Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in Reading. Carl qualified from Cambridge University (in 1975) and the Royal London Hospital. He pursued a career in anaesthesia, joining the Royal Air Force and then became a senior registrar in anaesthetics at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He also worked around this time as a lecturer in anaesthetics. He began working in Reading in 1986 as Director of ICU. 

         Carl was elected to Council of the Intensive Care Society becoming president in 2009. Carl became the editor of Care of the Critically Ill in 2000, and until 2005 was also editor of the Journal of the Intensive Care Society (JICS).Carl was also was Chair of the section of Technology assessment and Health Informatics (TAHI) of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine until 2008. In 2010, Carl was invited to be a founding member of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine board. In October 2013, Carl was elected vice dean and in 2016 Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and in 2013 is was awarded honorary membership of the Intensive Care Society.

         Carl has an interest in pre-hospital care and has been the Club doctor for Leyton Orient FC since 2000






 
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