RIP Dr. John J Hinds

#DeathIsAWanker-3St.Emlyn’s loves you John.

Thanks for being awesome and for sharing so much.

We will miss you terribly.



Please pass on your thoughts to the family via Rob Mac Sweeney (see below)

Great thoughts

Links to some of the great work John was involved with

And of course

One final lap! Hundreds of bikers escorted Dr John Hinds’ cortège as it completed a tribute lap of his beloved Tandragee 100 circuit tonight. A fitting tribute to a very special man

Posted by Ulster Gazette Armagh on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Cite this article as: Simon Carley, "RIP Dr. John J Hinds," in St.Emlyn's, July 4, 2015,

Posted by Simon Carley

Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD is Creator, Webmaster, owner and Editor in Chief of the St Emlyn’s blog and podcast. He is visiting Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Consultant in adult and paediatric Emergency Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust. He is co-founder of BestBets, St.Emlyns and the MSc in emergency medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is an Education Associate with the General Medical Council and is an Associate Editor for the Emergency Medicine Journal. His research interests include diagnostics, MedEd, Major incidents & Evidence based Emergency Medicine. He is verified on twitter as @EMManchester

  1. RIP Dr John Hinds inspired many like minded resuscitationists #resuswankers


  2. David McCreary July 4, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    Devastated. Dark day for NI, motorcycle racing, prehospital care, critical care medicine, and FOAMed. John was inspirational insightful and hilarious and I’ll greatly miss his Twitter banter, his talks at conferences and his general take on life.


  3. My heartfelt condolences to John’s family. Northern Ireland, pre-hospital, trauma & critical care have lost a trail blazer and a champion. The FOAMed world is united in its grief. RIP John, you were an inspiration to so many.


  4. Awful news. Never actually met John but had listened to many of his #FOAMed presentations and like so many was inspired by and learnt so much from him. So much achieved but sadly gone too soon. Thinking of his friends and family.


  5. […] The St. Emlyn’s folks have a collection of just some of John’s amazing work. […]


  6. A true loss. My condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. RIP Dr. Hinds.


  7. Victoria McCormack July 15, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    I feel like I know the guys behind the voices on RAGE and SMACC talks but sadly, will never get to meet Dr Hinds. I hope his loved ones know his voice carried far and and will be remembered. I’ll keep the lessons close.

    Thanks John, rest in peace.


  8. 1st question: how does one rotate at your icu? even in a preceptorship/shadowing your practices?
    Unusual question to ask but I am an emergency medicine attending at New York Presyberian of Queens, formerly New York Hospital Queens.

    2nd question: what was the training model that Dr. John Hinds mentioned using to practice ED thoracotomies. I teach at a simulation lab and wish to train the residents without buy a pig to sacrifice for their training.


  9. […] The late Dr. John Hinds told each of his severely injured trauma patients, “I will not leave you.” What he was promising them was not simply companionship, a hand to hold or an experienced paramedic driver, he was promising them his own, personal, clinical skill and excellence as a trauma physician, who would remain with them in their time of need and transfer to definitive trauma care.  It is with that approach in mind that Dr Hinds advocated for the development of a robust trauma system in Northern Ireland to include a helicopter staffed by a crew who could deliver similar skills and excellence.  His belief was that the standard of trauma care the people of Northern Ireland deserved was only the highest. […]


  10. […] Apnoea.3 A bit of an indulgence this as it’s a paper I co-authored. It’s also in memory of John Hinds who we lost last year in a tragic motorcycle accident. I like this paper for lots of reasons, but […]


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