Our Team


Dr Ewan McMorris
Chairman for BASICS Hampshire
Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
Responds on HIOWAA

Dr Howard Simpson
BASICS Hampshire.
Consultant Emergency Physician in the emergency department at Basingstoke & North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust.  National and regional involvement in developing trauma care.

Dr Reid
Dr Deirdre Dunbar
Former Chairman, BASICS Hampshire
GP in Wickham, Hampshire.    Continues to be involved in advancing pre-hospital care for the critically ill and injured – and supporting BASICS Hampshire.

Dr ReesDr Paul Rees
Vice-Chairman, BASICS Hampshire
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist for Barts and The London NHS Trust and Defence Medical Services; Surgeon Commander RN with wide experience in dealing with prehospital combat casualties in arduous conditions. Founded a similar scheme in Scotland in 1988, joining BASICS Hampshire in 2000. Main interests: prehospital management of acute coronary syndromes, resuscitation and delivery of prehospital critical care.

Dr ChanDr Louisa Chan
Secretary for BASICS Hampshire
Based in North Hampshire, Lou is a consultant in both Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care. She passed the diploma in Immediate Medical Care in 2000 (RCSEd) and has been active in pre-hospital care since 2003 when she worked with the Physician Response Unit at the Royal London Hospital.   Worked with London’s helicopter team. Her main interests are critical care and investigating international pre-hospital response and bringing the results back home.

Dr Maskery
Dr Nick Maskery
Treasurer for BASICS Hampshire
Consultant in Emergency Medicine in one of the area’s busiest emergency departments at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.  Responds with car and on air ambulance.

Mr ArmstrongBruce Armstrong
IMBIKE responder for BASICS Hampshire
Major Trauma Centre Lead For Education
Faculty member of Bikesafe Hampshire – and keen bike-rider
Currently in spare time doing the occasional First on Scene course for bikers.

Dr Assheton
Dr Sarah Assheton
Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Salisbury District Hospital.  Manages to be active member of BASICS Hampshire despite commitments to work and family.Responds both on HIOWAA and in car.

Dr Smallwood
Dr Steve Smallwood
Hampshire GP.
Long-standing, experienced and active member of BASICS Hampshire.
Keen and expert fisherman – but always prepared to respond to calls in car.

Dr DeakinDr Charles Deakin
Consultant cardiothoracic anaesthetist, University Hospital Southampton, and Medical Director of the South Central Ambulance Service, Hampshire Division. Former chairman of BASICS Hampshire and a leading member of the team that established the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.

Dr SuttonDr David Sutton
Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospital Southampton.
Inspirational speaker on the subject of pre-hospital critical care.
Also helped drive forward the establishment of the helipad at UHS making the air ambulance much more effective.

Dr Rob DawesSpecialist Registrar in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, currently at QAH, Portsmouth. Rob is a member of the UK International Search and Rescue (UKISAR) team and an advisor to the UN on search and rescue. He was the first doctor to qualify in the 4-year training programme in pre-hospital care at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He helped train the Hampshire Fire and Rescue extrication team, which became world champions in 2007. Also an active member of the Forces Medical Emergency Response Team. Like his fellow BASICS H team who serve with the forces, he brings back innovative practice and treatment for civilians.


Mrs Caine

Mrs Lynne Caine, BEM
Fundraising Officer for BASICS Hampshire
Lynne has worked tirelessly for BASICS Hampshire virtually since its inception. She is constantly looking for new ways of raising funds to keep the doctors on the roads, saving lives. She spreads the word about  BASICS Hampshire with inspiring talks. And she’s been recognized by the Queen in the 2014 New Year’s Honours with a hugely deserved British Empire Medal.