Hannah Nicol Evans
Having spent her formative years in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia and Intensive care Medicine, she recently left the hospital environment to pursue a career as a rural GP.
Hannah has a keen interest in wilderness medicine, which has been further fuelled by providing medical cover for endurance events around the UK and the world. Her most recent highlights include Kilimanjaro, the Inca Trail and the Great Wall of China.
She had a spell dipping into journalism as a staff writer for Adventure Medic, interviewing amongst others, Luanne Freer of Everest fame.
Hannah has experience of medicine as a motorsport doctor at Knockhill racing circuit in Scotland and as a BASICS Responder. She holds a fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society as well as a Diploma in Tropical medicine and Hygiene and is working towards a Diploma in Remote and Offshore Medicine after starting to provide topside cover for some of the worlds most remote rigs and vessels.
She teaches Expedition and Wilderness Medicine and has been approved as an instructor for ALS (Advanced Life Support) and AWLS (Advanced Wilderness Life Support) courses.
Hannah is also studying for an MSc in Global Health and Infectious Disease and has recently started supervising medical student electives. She has recently gained her Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM).
She spends as much time underwater as possible having recently achieved her Master Scuba Diver qualification and is a keen survivalist and bushcraft enthusiast.