London Ambulance Service appoints trauma surgeon and GP to its board

London Ambulance Service has announced the appointment of two prominent London clinicians to its Trust board as non-executive directors. Professor Karim Brohi and Dr Mark Spencer take up their posts on 1 March. Prof Brohi has worked as a consultant in trauma and vascular surgery at Barts Health NHS Trust since 2006 and is the clinical lead for pre-hospital care. Since 2014, he has been the clinical director of the London major trauma system, incorporating four specialist trauma centres, and the care of over 15,000 patients a year. Dr Spencer worked as a GP in Ealing for 28 years before becoming a GP associate working for Bullingdon Prison in Buckinghamshire last year. He is a clinical quality expert who brings 30 years’ experience working as a GP in London and surrounding areas.