Mr Bas Sen is a Consultant Physician in Emergency Medicine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary’s Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre (GNTEC) where he specialises in haemorrhagic shock in trauma, flows and streaming in emergency medicine, telemedicine and medical management.
Mr Sen qualified in 1980 in India and started work in England in 1984. From 1984 to 1988 he completed his general professional training in Manchester and subsequently moved to Newcastle in 1988 to complete his specialist training in Emergency Medicine. During his training, Mr Sen spent three months as a Senior Registrar in Trauma Centres in Toronto, Canada including the Sunnybrook Trauma Centre.
Mr Sen was subsequently appointed as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in June 1993 and as Head of Department in 1994. He relinquished his post when he became Clinical Director of Medicine in 2011. His primary areas of responsibility are Major Trauma, Emergency Medicine and Acute Medicine. In April 2015 he was appointed as Associate Medical Director for the Royal Victoria Infirmary.
Mr Sen has published in peer reviewed journals on topics commonly encountered in day to day practise in Emergency Medicine.
He continues to practise as a full time clinician and enjoys working in the Emergency Department, RVI which is a Level 1 Major Trauma Centre. His vision is to continue developing the Major Trauma Centre and to develop integrated pathways for acute time critical emergencies such as strokes, haemorrhage and acute coronary syndromes.