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Dr Gareth Clegg

Dr Gareth Clegg

Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh & Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Gareth Clegg is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh. Lead for the Resuscitation Research Group at the University of Edinburgh and co-founder of the Emergency Medicine Research Group.

Gareth trained in Emergency Medicine in South East Scotland and completed his PhD in acute lung injury and epithelial repair at the Centre for Inflammation Research in the Queen’s Medical Research Institute in Edinburgh. His group collaborate widely in order to tackle the system constraints determining the success of prehospital resuscitation.

RRG initiatives include the Resuscitation Rapid Response Unit (3RU) operating across the city of Edinburgh, examination of the interactions during emergency call handling, video analysis of team performance during OHCA and development of an optimal ICU post ROSC care bundle. The 3RU team were winners of the BMJ Emergency Team of the Year award 2014.

Gareth also serves as the chair for the Scottish Ambulance Service Research and Development Committee and their Clinical Advisory Group. He is currently working with the Scottish Government as a subject specialist helping to devise the national strategy for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest management.