Dr. Terry McLoughlin

Emergency Medicine Consultant


Areas of Expertise (conditions):

Emergency care, acute care, head injuries, concussion, sports injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, cognitive behavioural therapy

Career History:

Dr. Terence McLoughlin is an experienced fellowship-trained Emergency Medicine Consultant with an interest in clinical research, concussion, and cognitive behavioural therapy. His areas of expertise include all aspects of emergency care, acute care, concussion, sport and musculoskeletal injuries, trauma, and psychology.

He graduated from Sheffield Medical School in 2010, carrying out his foundation training in London and specialist emergency medicine training in the Northwest of England. He has been an Emergency Medicine Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital since 2018. He is Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s Deputy Director of Research and Sepsis lead for the Emergency Department. Dr. McLoughlin has an advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, with experience in supporting over 200 colleagues and patients on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic and contributing to a White Paper for the Government regarding the mental health of staff and patients during this time.


Dr McLoughlin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.

He is also a Council member of the Royal Society of Medicine Emergency section with the current role of Secretary in 2022/23 and will commence the role of President-Elect in 2023/24.

He is a Course Director & Instructor for Advanced Life Support, an Instructor for Advanced Pediatric Life Support, and an Instructor for Prehospital Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Published papers / Media:

Dr McLoughlin has vast experience dealing with musculoskeletal injuries and concussions and has worked with several Professional Sports teams; Northampton Saints RFC, Sale Sharks RFC, and Barbarians RUFC. He has worked at both the Rugby World Cup and Commonwealth Games. He has worked for the British Judo Association and is currently working for the British Horse Racing Authority as a medical doctor. He is a Panel Expert for Sports Concussion, a Love of The Game Charity medical advisor, and was part of the England Rugby Football Union Psychiatry team in 2008 with Dr Steve Peters. He has also worked for Sports & Entertainment promoters in the capacity of a medical doctor for shows namely WWE and appeared on the BBC’s ‘Hospital’ series.

Dr McLoughlin has contributed to various research studies and medical books throughout his career completed the scholarship program of the National Institute of Health and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer for Liverpool John Moores University. Current research interests include head injuries and concussion, The Principal Investigator for the Distal Radius Acute Fracture Trial (DRAFT3), The Life Course Biorepository for Neurology and Mental Health project, and the Pre-hospitAl Randomised trial of MEDICation route in-hospital cardiac arrest (PARAMEDIC3).

He is also a Co-Investigator for Remote Follow-up and Evaluation of Recovery in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (REFER mTBI), Randomised Trial of Timing to Restart Direct Oral Anticoagulants after Traumatic Intracranial Haemorrhage (RESTART), and PROcalcitonin and NEWS2 evaluation for Timely identification of sepsis and Optimal use of antibiotics in the Emergency Department (PRONTO).


BSc.(hon), MBChB (Sheffield), MRCEM, FRCEM, DipACBT

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