Learn more about ALSG

The story so far ...

The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) began life in 1990 administering just two training courses, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). As national demand grew for ACLS courses, within two years, ALSG developed and administered packages for use in other hospitals across the UK.

In 1993 ALSG became a registered medical education and has commenced an unrivalled journey to become a global leader in influencing and providing innovative life saving training for clinicians responding to medical emergencies. Read more ...

What we do and why we do it

Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) improves outcomes for people in life-threatening situations, anywhere along the health care pathway, anywhere in the world. We are a leading medical education charity and have been delivering advanced life support training to over 156,000 clinicians in 42 countries, across five continents, for over 21 years.

ALSG's timeline

Vision, mission and values

ALSG is a world leader influencing and providing innovative life saving training for everyone responding to medical emergencies and our mission is to save lives by providing training. Our core values reflect what is truly important to us as an organisation and are the underpinning of our culture. They guide our actions and inform the way we work and behave as an organisation.

ALSG is a world leader influencing and providing innovative life saving training for everyone responding to medical emergencies.

Saving lives by providing training

Our values are part of our DNA. They provide a framework in which guides the way we work and engage with our customers, stakeholders and with each other – they ultimately influence and shape our culture.

Our trustees

Meet the trustees ...

Sue Wieteska, MBA, CEO ALSG

Sue has been head of the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) since its inception in 1992 and had worked with the same clinical team prior to that for 2 years...read more

Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones

Kevin Mackway-Jones; Medical student at Balliol College, Oxford qualifying in 1981. After house jobs proceeded to MRCP (1985) and FRCSEd (1987) ...read more

Peter-Marc Fortune

Peter-Marc Fortune is Clinical Director of Critical Care and Theatres at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital ...read more

Kim Hinshaw

Kim Hinshaw has been a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Sunderland Royal Hospital in North East England...read more

Martin Samuels

Martin Samuels is a Consultant Paediatrician at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire...read more

Chris Vallis

Chris Vallis is Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne...read more

Kathy Doyle

Kathy Doyle is a retired barrister, having trained at Liverpool University and Gray’s Inn, and a part-time Tribunal Judge dealing mainly with disability related Social Security claims...read more