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Hannah Conway

Academic Plan Lead for MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (Programme Director), Assistant Professor of Advanced Clinical Practice, ACP in Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Hannah is an experienced Advanced Critical Care Practitioner with a dual clinical and academic career. Hannah works in Adult Intensive Care, specialising in in cardiothoracic surgery and ECMO. Hannah has clinical expertise in critical care echocardiography and ultrasound, with over a decade of experience in this field. She sits on various committees associated with Echocardiography and Ultrasound, including the FUSIC (Intensive Care Society) and BSE (British Society of Echocardiography) and is a supervisor and examiner for all accreditations. Hannah runs a successful medical education company 'g&h CritCareEcho', which delivers monthly courses covering a multitude of national ultrasound curricula.

Academic roles:

Hannah is the Programme Director for MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and an Assistant Professor of Advanced Clinical Practice at the University of Nottingham. In addition, Hannah is module lead for the final year ACP module, Transition to Advanced Clinical Practice.

Hannah is a keen clinical researcher and is currently conducting a study into the use of telemedicine to aid echocardiography mentoring on intensive care. Another research interest is characterisation of right ventricular (RV) injury. Hannah is co-chair for PRORVnet, an international RV centric research network and ACPAN, a national network dedicated to ACP related research.

Hannah maintains an active profile in 'Advancing Practice' related strategies, she sits on multiple national committees related to Advanced Clinical Practice, to find out more, refer to Hannah's email signature for a list of her national roles.

Teaching Summary

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Module team:

History Taking, Physical Examination and Clinical Decision Making (1) NURS4178

History Taking, Physical Examination and Clinical Decision Making (2) NURS4179

Advanced Clinical Practice Portfolio Project NURS4180

Module Lead:

Transition to Advanced Clinical Practice NURS4181

Other Modules (non ACP):

Contemporary Care of the Critically Ill Adult NURS3125, NURS4206

Research Summary

REMOTE study: Real-time Educational Mentoring of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Critical Care

Co Investigators: Dr G Lau, H Conway

Feasibility study of the use of the Reacts (Remote Education, Augmented Communication, Training and Supervision) audio-visual platform as a solution for echo mentoring in critical care.

Recent Publications

  • H CONWAY, 2023. AECC Chapter 16: Principle of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS). In: S DIAMOND-FOX, B HILL, S STONE, C MCCREA, N GARDNER and A ROBERTS, eds., Acute, Emergency and Critical Care (AECC) for the Advanced Practitioner Wiley Blackwell.
  • ZOCHIOS, VASILEIOS, YUSUFF, HAKEEM, CONWAY, HANNAH, LAU, GARY and SCHMIDT, MATTHIEU, 2022. The Right Ventricle During Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Can We Protect the Injured Ventricle? ASAIO Journal.
  • CONWAY H, 2022. Chapter 23: Fundamental Ultrasound Skills. In: HILL, B and DIAMOND-FOX, S, eds., Advanced Clinical Practice: At A Glance Wiley Blackwell.
  • CONWAY, H, 2022. Chapter 26: Focussed Echocardiography. In: HILL, B and DIAMOND-FOX, S, eds., Advanced Clinical Practice: At A Glance Wiley Blackwell.

Past Research

CORONA (COre ultRasOund of Covid in iNtensive Care & Acute Medicine) Study: National Service Evaluation of

Lung and Heart Ultrasound in Intensive Care Patients with Suspected or Proven COVID-19

Local Investigator and Collaborator - Glenfield Hospital: Hannah Conway


SNAP-2: EPICCS Cancelled operations: a 7-day cohort study of planned adult inpatient surgery in 245 UK National

Health Service hospitals

Chief Investigator: Dr G Lau

Collaborators for University Hospitals of Leicester: Ms Hannah Conway, Dr Adeel Majeed, Dr Jaina Parmar, Dr Meenal Rana, Dr Hakeem Yusuff


Does Tri-iodothyronine (T3) administration improve cardiac function during early management of the brain stem

dead organ donor?

Research Thesis submitted in part fulfilment of the requirements for MSc, University of Birmingham

Future Research

PARVENT trial: Advanced Pulmonary Artery catheter - guided haemodynamic management in cardiac surgical patients at high risk of Right VENTricular dysfunction (PARVENT): a feasibility study with embedded pilot randomised controlled trial

Chief Investigator: Dr Vasielios Zochios

Co-Investigators: Dr G Lau, H Conway, Dr H Yusuff

School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

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