Connolly, Dr Jim

Mr Jim ConnollyConsultant in Emergency Medicine

  • Consultant in Emergency Medicine
  • Tel: 0191 282 5795
  • GMC Code: 3302547
  • Qualifications: MBBS FRCS (ed) FRCS (Glas) FCEM CFEU
  • Special Interests

    Ultrasound in emergency care

    Medical education - surgical skills

    Annual Thoracotomy Course - PERT.

  • Biography

    I qualified in 1988 from Newcastle Medical School and currently one of the Consultants in the new Emergency Department based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, which has was awarded Level 1 Major Trauma Centre status in April 2012.

    I teach extensively nationally and internationally on bedside Point of Care Ultrasound and have co-authored a textbook on this.

    I am the Co-Chair of the European Society of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound section and Vice Chair of the CEM Ultrasound Group.

    I am also a co-convener of Royal College Surgeons England Resuscitative Thoracotomy Course.

    I was appointed as Head of Department for the Great North Trauma & Emergency Centre, RVI from June 2015 to May 2017.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    Soft Tissue Injury Clinic.

  • Any other Information

    Please direct queries via secretaries: 0191 282 5797

  • Jim Connolly 
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