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Dr Martin graduated from Cambridge University prior to completing his medical studies at Oxford University. Following this he undertook an internal medical rotation at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London before commencing anaesthesia training through the Imperial School of Anaesthesia. He completed his Intensive Care specialist training in large university hospitals in London, Australia and Canada. He has also worked in pre-hospital care and holds a Diploma in retrieval and transfer medicine. He is dual certified in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and works as a Consultant at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge
Dr. Vilas Navapurkar is a consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, The John Farman Intensive Care Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge Dr. Vilas Navapurkar is the senior specialist clinician in general Intensive Care medicine in Addenbrooke’s Hospital where he has been a consultant for 20 years. He led the unit as Director of Intensive Care from 2010-2015. The care provided on the ICU is universally acknowledged to be world class in its outcomes and its patient-centred ethos. He has led, resourced, delivered or overseen the:
  • expansion of the ICU services;
  • development of “ICU without walls” with the Rapid Response Team;
  • implementation of EPIC clinical information system;
  • introduction of a psychological support service for patients, relatives AND staff;
  • formation of the ICU Patient Focus Group;
  • formation and funding of The Cambridge ICU Sepsis Group consisting of Addenbrooke’s clinicians and scientists from PHE and The This group is led by Dr. Navapurkar and working on frontier medicine in the rapid diagnosis of infection and metagenomics;
  • development and deployment of digital technology to allow ICU patients to communicate;
  • excellent and effective relationship with Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.
Dr. Navapurkar has taught on several leadership and development programmes in Cambridge University and for Cambridge based multinational businesses. He is also a FA Level 1 football coach for his son’s football team Saffron Walden U8s.
Dr. Robert Winter is a respiratory physician, working in Cambridge with more than 20 years experience  like medical director of Cambridge University Hospitals and has served as an examiner for the University of Cambridge, London University and the Royal College of Physicians. He was the first National Clinical Director for Respiratory Services for the NHS and has authored many papers, articles and reviews, including a book on lung function and its interpretation.
Mr Leonard Shapiro is an eminent cardiologists practicing in the Royal Papworth Hospital, university of Cambridge. He was trained in London and has developed many techniques for interventional cardiology and holds a number of patents for devices. He has been a university teacher for 30 years and has trained many generations of cardiologists in Cambridge. He is the medical adviser to the Football Association of England and has a specialist interest in sports cardiology. He has published more than 140 peer review articles and 12 textbooks.

Date: 07/20/2018

Time: 08:00

Duration: 60

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