The critical haemorrhage expert reference group provides independent expert advice to the critical haemorrhage project within the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s trauma programme.
The group leads the development of national best practice guidance, providing expertise in haemorrhage management and trauma care from their respective fields.
The expert reference group meets approximately 4–5 times a year, by Zoom or in person. The meetings are supported by the Commission’s trauma programme team.
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|Kerry Gunn (chair)||Clinical lead, critical haemorrhage project (anaesthetist)||Health Quality & Safety Commission|
|Mr Ian Civil||Clinical lead, National Trauma Network (vascular and trauma surgeon)||National Trauma Network|
|Richard Charlewood||Transfusion medicine specialist||New Zealand Blood Service|
|Tony Smith||Medical director||St John Ambulance|
|Andy Swain||Medical director||Wellington Free Ambulance|
|Orla Fowden||Right care advisor||St John Ambulance (South Island)|
|David O'Byrne||Emergency medicine specialist||Hutt Valley DHB
Wellington Free Ambulance
|David Lang||Emergency medicine specialist||Nelson Marlborough DHB|
|Dominic Fleischer||Emergency medicine specialist||Canterbury DHB|
|Renate Donovan||Trauma Nurse||Capital & Coast DHB|
|Richard Aickin||Paediatric emergency specialist and representative for the New Zealand Resuscitation Council||Starship Children's Health
NZ Resuscitation Council
|Susan Mercer||Transfusion nurse specialist (intensive care unit)||New Zealand Blood Service|
|James Moore||Intensivist||Capital & Coast DHB|
|Jack Hill||Māori representative (anaesthetist)||Auckland DHB|
|Chris Jephcott||Anaesthetist||Waikato DHB|
|Caroline Gunn||Consumer representative||N/A|
|Paul McBride||Data scientist||Health Quality & Safety Commission|
|Sandy Ngov||Project coordinator||Health Quality & Safety Commission|