Squadron Leader Shaun Pascoe was an Emergency Nurse in the Royal Air Force. He has served on operational tours in Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Iraq and has completed four tours in Afghanistan as Officer Commanding of the Medical Emergency Response Team. Their task was to extract injured soldiers from point of wounding using the Chinook helicopter effectively bringing the Emergency Department to their unique patient group. The success of this initiative in terms of speed and clinical interventions is unprecedented; we are the only country to have the capability.
Our weekly Tuesday lecture will be given by Mark Flew of Flew Sails. Mark has been running Flewsails for 25 years from a unit in Wicor Marine in the hustle and bustle of Portsmouth Harbour, and will give a talk on 'the variety of sail cloths available and the options to consider when choosing new sails.
We are also delighted that we will have two other special guests this evening: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston will be in attendance to introduce Mike Golding as our new President.