RTC (Road Traffic Collision) Course Instructors
Dr Malcolm Russell has over fifteen years' experience in the management of Road Traffic Collisions and extrication of casualties. He created the Defence Medical Services RTC Medical Management course and developed it over many years. He subsequently developed a specialist course for extrication of casualties in remote areas using minimal equipment. He has published on this subject and lectured nationally and internationally in this area. He continues to work closely with London HEMS, the fire service and various air ambulances in this field and is always looking to develop innovative techniques based on a wealth of clinical experience. Dr Russell is an active member of the charity, the Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS), providing voluntary assistance to emergencies in the Hereford and Worcester areas as part of BASICS and attends numerous RTCs during the course of his duties. Dr Russell is also an examiner for the RCS Diploma in Immediate Medical Care and he is the Royal College of General Practitioners' representative on the Curriculum Training and Assessment Sub-committee of the Intercollegiate Board for Training in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine.
Mark Sanderson is currently a serving member of the UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS). He has served for 18 years, qualifying as a Road Traffic Collision (RTC) Instructor in 1998 and has provided RTC training within the UK and overseas to both FRS and other emergency services. Mark is currently working as an Urban Search and Rescue Instructor (USARI) and is also a member of the UK International Search and Rescue Team (UK-ISAR).