Dr Anthony Bleetman is Clinical Director
in Urgent Care and Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Kettering General Hospital. He is also a Consultant Trauma Team
Leader at the Major Tauma Centre at St Mary's Hospital in London and anAssociate Professor at the University
of Warwick. He is an active air ambulance doctor.
He has an established successful medico-legal practise
dealing with personal injury, use of force and pre-hospital and emergency care.
He received his PhD for work on the development
of police body armour.
He works alongside experts in use of force to evaluate the safety of physical intervention programmes
in mental health organisations, the police and prison services.
He has an impressive research record and has established
expertise in the use of restraint techniques, less lethal weapons and Taser.
He provides medical expert opinion
to the Police, Independent Police Complaints Commission and government bodies.
He serves as an advisor to the Department
of Health on disaster planning and management.