HEMS Consultant and Royal London Trauma Director
Dr Anne Weaver is a Consultant at London’s Air Ambulance. In 2004, she became the first female Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Pre-hospital Care in the UK. Anne has years of experience in pre-hospital care spanning the UK and Australia. In 2007 she became Lead Clinician for London’s Air Ambulance and co-founded the first Pre-hospital Care Programme in the UK for medical students. She organises mentoring of the undergraduate medical students by London’s Air Ambulance doctors. Anne is a Honorary Consultant, on call to advise crews from South East air ambulances in moments of uncertainty on scene. Anne is also a (resting) Trustee of the London’s Air Ambulance charity.
Dr Anne Weaver led the blood on board initiative that brought pre-hospital blood transfusion from battle fields to civilian medicine in March 2012. Not only was a precedent set in London, Anne also led the development of protocols on efficient blood storage and safe administration of blood transfusion in the pre-hospital environment, making this innovation available to any air ambulance, aspiring to deliver the same standards of care.