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First GoodSAM activation for SIMCAS!

Dr Rowley Cottingham, Chairman of SIMCAS, has become a verified GoodSAM responder and within a few days had received his first request for support from the South East Coast Ambulance Service, SECAMB. He said, “GoodSAM is a remarkable system pioneered by neurosurgeon Mark Wilson at the London Hospital and has revolutionised the responding community supporting […]

SIMCAS thanks Dr Alan Pearce as he moves on.

Dr Alan Pearce has announced that he is moving away from the SIMCAS area (Kent, Surrey and Sussex) and so will also be leaving SIMCAS, and relinquishing Chairmanship.  He made the announcement at the SIMCAS members’ meeting on 28 Oct 2019. The chair now passes to Dr Rowley Cottingham. Rowley said, “It is difficult to […]

Simon Keen raising funds for SIMCAS

Simon Keen fundraising for SIMCAS again!

Simon Keen who himself benefitted from SIMCAS treatment in 2008, after being involved in a serious car crash, is fundraising for us again. SIMCAS member Dr John Chatterjee was able to help him then and Simon wants to return the favour by fundraising for us now.   Simon’s original car crash.         […]

Tony Kemp appears on BBC Radio5 Live, Radio 4 Today program and BBC National news

Tony Kemp was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live tonight recounting his experience at the Shoreham Airshow crash. You can hear the interview by clicking on the orange arrow on the Soundcloud website And also on the BBC Radio 4 Today program And BBC news

SIMCAS at Shoreham Airshow jet crash

At about 13.20 on the 22nd of August a Hunter jet crashed whilst displaying at the Shoreham airshow in West Sussex. It crash landed on the A27 just outside the airfield and in doing so struck several cars travelling on the main road. SIMCAS member Mr Tony Kemp was attending the event as part of […]

Fatal Crash A2100 Battle

A motorcycle collided with a car on the A2100 outside Battle at about 21.35 on Wednesday the 15th of July.  The teenage car driver was released from his car by the Fire and Rescue Service as Dr Pearce from SIMCAS and crews from SECAMB treated him and the couple in their 60s from their motorcycle. […]

Car crash at Wellshurst A267

Two cars collided today (14th July 2015 )on the A267 at Wellshurst at approximately 14.40. Two casualties (one from each vehicle) were treated by teams from Southeast Coast Ambulance Service, The Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and Dr Alan Pearce from SIMCAS as well as another doctor who was a passer-by. Both casualties were were […]

Pedestrian injured Eastbourne

At about 1AM on Saturday the 23rd of May 2015 a male pedestrian was hit by a car at the roundabout on Friday Street, Langney near Eastbourne. Dr Alan Pearce from SIMCAS attended with crews from South East Coast Ambulance Service and later by the team from the Helicopter service which arrived by road due […]

Fatal Crash Crowborough

SIMCAS member Dr Alan Pearce was called to near Crowborough railway station at 00.45 on the 13th of April 2015. A red Renault Clio had collided with the  wall of St Michael and All Angels church and ended up on its roof.  Unfortunately both of the occupants were confirmed deceased at the scene  due to […]

Pedestrian Struck by car in Hellingly

A man was struck by a car in Hellingly at around 01.15 on the morning of the 30th of July 2014. He sustained serious head and chest injuries and was attended by Dr Alan Pearce of SIMCAS and members of South East Coast Ambulance Service. He was stabilised until the arrival of the Air Ambulance […]

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