Agenda announced and registrations open for the 999 EMS Research Forum Annual Conference

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The 999 EMS Research Forum Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June 2023 at DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester.  The conference is brought to you in association with North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS), PRIME Centre Wales and The National Ambulance Research Steering Group (NARSG), and the Emergency Medicine Journal is the official journal for the event.

The conference theme is “Working with our communities to deliver pre-hospital and emergency care research”.  

NWAS Chief Executive and Chair of the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), Daren Mochrie, will open the event on Day 1, and Consultant Paramedic and Research Lead for NWAS, Steve Bell, on Day 2. 

Speakers include Consultants in Emergency Medicine, Professor Rick Body and Professor Simon Carley, Professor Niro Siriwardena, Professor of Primary and Pre-Hospital Health Care, Dr Stephanie Heys, Consultant Midwife, Professor Nancy Preston, Professor of Supportive and Palliative Care, Professor Julia Williams, Professor of Paramedic Science and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine, and more.

The programme includes an interesting range of workshops that cover topics like maternity and new-born patients in the prehospital setting, palliative and end of life care and how to make the most of your research findings through publication.  There are plenty of oral, poster and rapid elevator presentations too.

NWAS invite colleagues from all NHS organisations, academic institutions and beyond to attend the conference to learn about the studies that takes place in the prehospital and emergency care setting, and the extensive research that is developed and delivered by NHS ambulance services across the UK.

To view the full conference programme and register your place, visit