London, United Kingdom
Adrian Clark is an emergency medicine (A&E) doctor and simulation fellow at University College Hospital. He also works in the part-time residential post of Warden at Connaught Hall, a University of London intercollegiate hall of residence.
The emergency department at University College Hospital provides clinical services to treat the full range of problems with which patients present as an emergency or urgently, from immediately life-threatening conditions to minor injury and illness, in all age groups from babies to the elderly. The department aims to diagnose, treat, and either admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours of their arrival.
Patients are treated in one of six areas of the department: the resuscitation room, majors, majors 2, urgent treatment centre, children's A&E, or the clinical decision unit. As a senior clinical fellow, Adrian Clark will be the lead doctor in one or sometimes two of these six areas on a day shift, responsible for supervising and guiding junior doctors in that area, as well as seeing patients directly. On a night shift, Adrian is the doctor in charge of all six areas of the emergency department.
Adrian is the trauma lead registrar for UCH emergency department. He works with the Trust's Trauma Director to develop, audit, and improve the service provided to seriously injured patients, and is a member of the Trauma Working Group.
As the Warden of Connaught Hall, Adrian is a resident member of staff at Connaught Hall - a hall of residence for 230 students of the University of London. He is responsible for welfare & pastoral care, discipline & conflict resolution (including noise complaints), re-admissions, out-of-hours emergency cover, and community & social life including the Residents’ Club Committee and Hall bar.
The Warden is Clerk to the Club & Senior Treasurer of the Residents' Club, Convenor of the Facilities Committee, and a member of the Multicultural Students' Forum. He is a first-aider for the Hall and, as Fire Warden, works closely with the Hall Manager in all aspects of fire safety.
Adrian is available in Hall on a part-time basis, usually in the evenings and at weekends.