Dr Damien Roland

Manchester Central
9 - 10 July 2018


Dr Damien Roland

Dr Damien Roland

, , University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust , Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. Damian Roland is an experienced Paediatric Emergency Medicine clinician who is passionate about improving the care of the ill and injured child. He has considerable experience in the development of educational resources and their evaluation, especially e-health technologies which have applicability in specialties outside of paediatrics.

He is aiming to developing an expertise in the creation and evaluation of interventions which improve the recognition of ill and injured children in emergency and acute care settings. Previously he has developed the Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS), now available as an app. POPS has shortlisted for two healthcare technology awards and a patient safety award. He was also part of the management team that delivered “Spotting the Sick Child”, a patient safety award winning educational website. He is chief investigator on a number of scoring system related NIHR studies including the PUMA study which is examining the socio-technical impact of Paediatric Early Warning Systems in a number of hospital settings

He has a strong interest in Social Media as a means of Knowledge Translation using the twitter account @damian_roland and blog http://rolobotrambles.com.

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