NCAA is a joint initiative between the Resuscitation Council (UK) and ICNARC.

Steering Group

NCAA is overseen by a Steering Group. They manage the strategic development of the audit. Members of the Steering Group include key figures in resuscitation. They are:
  • Dr Jerry Nolan – Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal United Hospital (Chair);
  • Viv Cummin – Patient Representative;
  • Dr Carl Gwinnutt – Former Consultant Anaesthetist, Salford Royal Hospital;
  • Peter-Marc Fortune – Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital;
  • Sue Hampshire – Director (interim), Resuscitation Council (UK);
  • Professor Kathy Rowan – Director of Scientific and Strategic Development, ICNARC;
  • Professor Gary Smith – Visiting Professor, School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University;
  • Dr Jasmeet (Jas) Soar – Consultant Anaesthetist, Southmead Hospital;
  • Kerrie Gemmill - Managing Director, ICNARC;
  • Jane Carnall – Resuscitation Officer, St Helens & Knowlsley NHS Teaching Hospital Trust;
  • Emily Reynolds – CT1 ACCS Anaesthetics Trainee, Royal United Hospital;
  • Sarah Furnell - Programme Coordinator, ICNARC.

The day-to-day running of the audit is carried out by the dedicated NCAA team based at ICNARC.

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Programme Coordinator

The NCAA Manager takes care of NCAA on a daily basis. This involves validating data, producing reports and actively recruiting new hospitals. 

NCAA Case Officer

The NCAA Case Officer assists the Programme Coordinator by validating data, answering data queries, producing reports and assisting with the development of the audit.

Other support

The NCAA Team, and NCAA participating hospitals, also receive support from other members of the Audit Department.