Advisory board

Our Quality Advisory Board guides and supports us by bringing in their experience, insight and different perspectives.

Current members are:

  • Prof Alastair Hay (Chair), University of Bristol
  • Clive Haddrell, First Response Ltd
  • Dr Dominique Thompson, University of Bristol



Alastair HayProf Alastair Hay

GP and Professor of Primary Care, Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol




Alastair is an internationally renowned academic family doctor with a research interest in finding out what's wrong with people (diagnosis) and what may happen to them (prognosis).

Alastair's topic interests include common health problems such as feverish illness in children and bladder infections.

He's recently been appointed to chair a national guidelines development group for the UK National Institute for Care and Health Excellence (NICE). Check out his profile.



Clive HaddrellClive Haddrell Cert Ed Lead IQA, MIfL

Managing Director, First Response Resuscitation & First Aid Training Ltd




Clive Haddrell has over thirty years' experience with the Great Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust and was Paramedic Advisor to the well-known BBC television program Casualty.

His company First Response Ltd specialises in Resuscitation, Defibrillation, & Anaphylaxis training for GP & Dental Practices, along with accredited First Aid courses for the commercial and public sector.





dominique-thompsonDr Dominique Thompson

Director, Buzz Consulting and Past Director of Service, Students' Health Service, University of Bristol




Dom is an award-winning GP, Author, Health & Wellbeing Consultant and national student mental health expert.

She has written the Student Wellbeing Series and is author of 'How to Grow a Grown-Up'. She was Bristol Healthcare Professional of the Year 2017 and is a regular commentator in the media on student health matters.

Her 2018 TEDxBath talk was entitled 'What I learned from 78,000 GP consultations with university students'.