Simon Hayward

Simon Hayward

Simon Hayward BSc (Hons) PGCert MCSP

Simon Hayward is a Physiotherapist in diagnostic Lung Ultrasound (LUS) at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry University in the U.K.

Simon’s experience has been in the National Health Service (NHS) in the U.K., where he has been using LUS to inform his clinical practice since 2013. In 2016 he initiated a LUS training programme aimed primarily at physiotherapists.

To date over 400 physiotherapists have attended his introduction to LUS course with close to 100 having gained their LUS accreditation.

In 2018 Simon was invited to join the Focused Ultrasound Intensive Care (FUSIC) committee, part of the Intensive Care Society (ICS) in the U.K., which is responsible for accrediting clinicians in LUS.

Simon has contributed to national point of care ultrasound guidelines and co-developed a
framework for LUS education, governance, and scope of practice.

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