MEET THE TEAM
MEET THE TEAM
Our ESTC team of instructors, tutors and educationalists - 22 years of delivering unrivalled Emergency Services training in the pre-hospital arena.
Dave Alcock (2nd left). CEO. Cert. Ed, IQA, City & Guilds. Vastly experienced background in fire service and emergency medical response areas. Dave also manages the busy Hyperbaric facility at Murrayfield Hospital and has extensive knowledge and experience in the Offshore and Diving industry.
Howie Pickering - A1, City & Guilds. Senior Hyperbaric Medical Technician and Commercial Diver. Howie has 24 years experience working in Hyperbaric Medicine and the Offshore Sector.
Dr Eddie Tunn - Associate Medical Director, North West Ambulance Service. Doctor Eddie Tunn has extensive knowledge and experience working in and around the pre-hospital arena.
Dave Stubbs - PHTLS Instructor and NHS Paramedic. Dave has a vast amount of motorsport medical knowledge and is also one of our Police Ballistic tutors.
Edward Griffiths. Faculty Instructor. PHTLS, ALS & EPLS Instructor. Paramedic Winchman Instructor. 10 years Search & Rescue Helicopter Paramedic Winchman in N.W. Wales. Completed 680 SAR Helicopter rescue missions.
Dr Tristan Cope. MBChB, MSc, FRCA, FFICM. Tristan is a consultant anaesthetist and Intensivist at Aintree University Hospital. In addition to working at Aintree Hospital Tristan is the Medical Director at our Hyperbaric Unit and has 15 years experience in the hyperbaric medicine arena.
John Carrie - Faculty Paramedic. Member of Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Team.
Dr Peter Bradley. Anaesthetist in training at Warrington Hospital. Associate medical staff at Murrayfield Hyperbaric Unit and Tutor for Trauma and Medicine at ESTC.
Dr Nicki Russell, MBChB. Currently CT1 anaesthetist in training at Leighton Hospital (Crewe) prior to placement at Aintree Hospital. PHTLS instructor, Expedition Doctor and studying for the Extreme Medicine Masters degree.
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Geoff as one of our new tutors. Geoff has been an Operational Fire Fighter with Merseyside Fire & Rescue for 30yrs. Since leaving the service in 2007 he has worked as a Fire Instructor with Fire Direct, Saudi Arabia. Geoff has a wealth of knowledge in delivering training in the Offshore and Industrial Fire Fighting arena, we look forward to working with him and developing new and innovative skills at the training centre.
Dave Taylor. MAEP, BSc, PARA, ECP. Director of Education. Dave has a wide and varied background in clinical education. Dave headed the Educational Paramedic Programme at John Moores University before joining us as Head of Education. His knowledge and experience is unrivalled worldwide.
Liam Alcock (right) - Cert. Ed., A1, IQA City & Guilds. Liam is a Clinical Tutor with 10 years experience in Hyperbaric Medicine. He is also one of our multi-disciplinary educationalists who can deliver training in a variety of subjects in Offshore and the Pre-hospital arena. Liam has just embarked on his masters in education at Chester University
John Jones - Firefighter Tutor. Cert. Ed. John has many years of experience as an operational firefighter and Watch Commander. During his time in the Fire Service John has been a Road Traffic Accident instructor, Fire Safety Officer and a Brigade Instructor and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ESTC.
Dr Tim Fitzsimons brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the Offshore medical arena. Tim conducts the Offshore, Seafarer and HSE Diving medicals at the centre. He is also one of our on-call hyperbaric doctors and teaches on the Maritime courses.