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.

Meet the management team

Trustees ...

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

Alan Charters

Alan Charters, Consultant Nurse for Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Portsmouth Hospital Trust. Further information to follow.

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

Peter Driscoll

Dr Peter Driscoll, retired Emergency Medicine Consultant at Salford Royal Foundation Trust. Further information to follow.

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

Barbara Phillips

Dr Barbara Phillips, a retired Consultant in Paediatric A&E at the Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool. Further information to follow.

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

Professor Terence Wardle

Professor Terence Wardle, Consultant Physician in Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology. Further information to follow.

Meet the management team

The senior management team at ALSG Headquarters ...

Sue Wieteska, MBA, CEO

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

Jenny Antrobus

Jenny Antrobus, Director of Operations. Jenny has worked for ALSG since 1991, starting as a part-time Administration Assistant. Following on from that she worked as a part-time, then full-time, Course Co-ordinator for a number of years, before joining the Senior Management Team.

Her current role is Director of Operations. On a day-to-day basis, Jenny is responsible for the operational management of ALSG. Jenny is based in the offices in Manchester

Rachel Landsman

Rachel Landsman, Director of Finance. Further information to follow.

Jane Mooney

Jane Mooney, Director of Education. Further information to follow.