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Professor Suzanne Mason

Professor Suzanne Mason

Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research, University of Sheffield

Suzanne MASON MBBS, FRCS, FCEM, MD.   Suzanne qualified in medicine from London University in 1990. She pursued her training initially in surgery and then specialised in Emergency Medicine. She joined Sheffield University as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in 2001 and was promoted to Personal Chair in 2010. She divides her time between the university and as an emergency medicine consultant and Director of R&D at the Barnsley Hospital NHSFT.   Her main research interests include evaluating complex interventions in emergency and urgent care. She is particularly interested in the evaluating and improving urgent and emergency care systems.   She directs CUREd, a data curation repository for routine datasets from urgent and emergency care systems. Research within CUREd  is aimed at evauating and modelling care within the system. She is the Deputy Director of the Yorkshire and Humber Applied Research Centre.   Recent studies include The AHEAD Study: Managing anticoagulated patients who suffer head injury; Avoiding attendance and admission in emergency care using routine data; Connected Health Cities – identifying how we can better manage demand in urgent and emergency care;

  • Analysing the growing patient demands facing urgent and emergency care and assessing how the NHS can effectively respond to growing patient needs
  • Outlining methods for managing demand in urgent and emergency care systems in order to better manage flow and reduce avoidable attendance and admissions
  • Understanding challenges around effective clinical decision making in urgent and emergency care
  • Problems and solutions with workforce in urgent and emergency care systems