Dr Terry McLoughlinConsultant
Areas of Expertise (conditions):
Emergency care, acute care, head injuries, concussion,
sports injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, cognitive behavioural therapy
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
Paediatric 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 concussion 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, 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
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 programme 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, Principal Investigator for
Distal Radius Acute Fracture Trial (DRAFT3) , The Life Course Biorepository for Neurology
and Mental Health project and Pre-hospitAl Randomised trial of MEDICation route in out of
hospital cardiac arrest (PARAMEDIC3). He is also 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).
Education: BSc.(hon), MBChB (Sheffield), MRCEM, FRCEM, DipACBT