Dr Richard Lyon

MB ChB (hons)  MD  MRCP  FRCEM  DipIMC (rcsed)



Consultant in Emergency Medicine, NHS Lothian.

Clinical Lead for Medic One.


Richard is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, HEMS Consultant and Director of Research for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Richard has an established research portfolio in pre-hospital resuscitation, trauma care and emergency medicine and currents leads the Medic One pre-hospital team.

He has won several international awards including the top research award from the European Resuscitation Council. Richard was a doctor for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and takes leading roles in Event Medicine.

He is an active member of the UK International Search & Rescue Team and recently deployed to Nepal following the devastating earthquake. He has previous experience in the British Armed Forces.

Richard is a current member of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Executive Committee and author of several international pre-hospital guidelines.

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