Bob Winter

National Clinical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Critical Care, NHS England


Bob Winter is National Clinical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Critical Care for NHS England.

Bob is a consultant in critical care at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and a Medical Lead for the Mid-Trent Critical Care Network. In addition he is Chair of the National Network Medical Leads forum and was responsible for leading on the pandemic influenza surge response.

Bob has been involved in the Intensive Care Society as a Council member (2002- 2012), Honorary Secretary (2004-2007) and President (2009-2011, May-Dec 2012) and is currently an elected member of the Board of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. Outside critical care he has an interest in trauma as a Major Trauma Consultant at Queens Medical Centre and Medical Lead for the East Midlands Major Trauma Network.

Bob is a Member of the Advanced Trauma Life Support steering group (RCS England), Chair of the promulgation committee of ATLS Europe and Chair of the Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Steering Group (UK). Bob qualified in 1982 from Nottingham and trained in Nottingham, Burton on Trent, Truro, Bristol, Leicester, Mansfield and back to Nottingham. Bob has an interest in motorsport and has been Chief Medical Officer for a wide range of national and international motorcycle events.

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