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Bevan Fellows Steering Group Member

Nigel Rees QAM, FCPara, Phd, MSc, Bsc hons

Bevan Fellows Steering Group Member

Assistant Director Research & Innovation, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST)

Honorary Professor, Warwick University Medical School Clinical Trials Unit

Nigel is a Paramedic, has worked in ambulance services in Wales since 1989, and is a former Wales Council member of the College of Paramedics. His research interests include clinical trials, qualitative research, and the use of drones and artificial intelligence in technologies in prehospital care. Nigel has collaborated to secure over 15 million in Research and innovation (R&I) funding and has been Chief and Principal Investigator on large-scale R&I trials and projects. He has led and contributed to many book chapters and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles including New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet publications.

Nigel is Associate Editor of the journal PARAMEDICINE, along with being a peer reviewer and member of many funding panels and groups including the Bevan Commission, NHS Wales R&D Leadership Group, Wales Innovation Leads, and the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment Funding Committee for Clinical Evaluations and Trials. Nigel is a Fellow of the College of Paramedics and was awarded the Queens Ambulance Medal in the 2017 New Year’s Honours.