WICS Chair – Dr Richard Pugh – Dr Pugh is Clinical Lead for Critical Care in North Wales and was Lead for the WICS Audit and Research Group June 2013-18. He was elected Chair of WICS in 2018. WICSchair@gmail.com
WICS Treasurer – Dr Ceri Brown – Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Withybush Hospital. First elected onto council in June 2014. Re-elected onto council for a second 3 year term in June 2017. WICStreasurer@gmail.com
WICS Secretary – Dr Chris Littler – Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Wrexham Maelor Hospital. Dr Littler has been a previous member of WICS council who stepped down at the end of a long and illustrious tenure several years ago. As of October 2015 he was “co-opted” onto council to fill the vacant secretarial role. He was then formally re-elected to council in June 2016 for a three year term. WICSsecretary@gmail.com
WICS Audit and Research Lead – Dr Ceri Battle – Consultant Physiotherapist Morriston Hospital. Dr Battle took over from Dr Pugh as Audit and Research Lead at the AGM in June 2018. WICSARG@gmail.com
Dr Peter Mathews – Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine Morriston Hospital. Another ex Chair of WICS Dr Mathews was re- elected onto council in June 2016. Contactable through the secretary.
Dr Peter Fitzgerald -Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Royal Glamorgan Hospital. First elected onto council June 2015. Contactable through the secretary.
Dr Nia Williams – Trainee representative / Chair of the Welsh Intensivists in Training Society. WITSchair1@gmail.com
Sharon Norman – Nursing and AHP lead. With a background in critical care nursing and clinical development, Sharon is course lead and lecturer for the MSc programme in Critical Care at Cardiff University. She was elected as Nursing and AHP lead in September 2018. Contactable through the secretary.
Dr Matt Dallison – Regional Advisor in Intensive Care Medicine -Non-tenured co-opted appointment. Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine Morriston Hospital. Contactable through the secretary.
Dr Hywel Roberts – Welsh Intensive Care Society Ex- Chair. Dr Roberts is a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. He has interests in Quality Improvement and prediction of outcome following Critical Care and is fluent in both Welsh and English. Dr Roberts served on WICS council as trainee representative from 2006-2007. He was co-opted onto WICS council in December 2009, subsequently being elected formally onto council for his first 3 year term in June 2010. During this term he served as Audit and Research Lead, founded the Welsh Intensive Care Society Audit and Research Group (WICSARG) and helped undertake several National surveys and audits of clinical practice. He was re-elected onto council for a second 3 year term in June 2013 and subsequently was appointed secretary of the Welsh Intensive Care Society in July 2014. He was elected Chair of the Welsh Intensive Care Society in April 2015, taking over from the previous incumbent (Dr Paul Morgan) following the AGM in June 2015. Due to his re-election into a council officer post, as per the constitution, he served a further maximum 3 year term from June 2015 until June 2018 as Chair, and is now serving a further year on council as “Ex-offico” chair before leaving WICS council in June 2019.
List of previous Chairs of WICS:
Dr Hywel Roberts – Cardiff
Dr Paul Morgan – Cardiff
Dr Peter Mathews – Swansea
Dr Chris Littler – Wrexham