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Rosalind O'Shaughnessy


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Dr. Rosalind O’Shaughnessy is an Accident and Emergency Consultant working in central London.


Rosalind studied mathematics and philosophy at Oxford and later went on to study medicine. She began her medical training at Guy’s Hospital in London but transferred to, and graduated from, U.C.L.A. in Los Angeles where she worked in a number of hospitals over eight years.


She is a fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, U.K.


Throughout her career she has combined clinical work with medical advice for films, television, radio and books. In 2011 Rosalind was awarded a place on the BBC Drama Writers Academy, the BBC’s major initiative aimed at discovering and training the next generation of writers for BBC One’s flagship shows.


With a special interest in preventative health and public health education, she also produces health promotion films which aim to entertain and provide cinematic educational material that will encourage healthy living and prevent illness.


In her hospital work she is currently Trust Tutor for non-trainee doctors and Advanced Life Support medical director. She has various departmental roles including being the lead for the CESR rotational programme, toxicology, domestic violence, frequent attenders and learning disability.




 

     MEDICAL ADVISOR



Throughout her career Rosalind has combined clinical work with medical advice for films, television, radio and books. In 2011 Rosalind was awarded a place on the BBC Drama Writers Academy, the BBC’s major initiative aimed at discovering and training the next generation of writers for BBC One’s flagship shows.

Her work to date includes:



        On Screen

Downtown Abby

Downtown Abby



Carnival Productions
Medical Advisor
five days

Casualty



BBC 1
Medical Advisor on more than sixty episodes, helping to develop story lines, giving on-set guidance and ensuring scripts are medically valid.
Writer: Shadow episode 'Free Running'.
Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice



BBC 1
Medical Advisor



five days

Sick Note

Sky TV
Medical Advisor
Criminal Justice

Holby City

BBC 1
Medical Advisor
CASUALTY

Five Days

BBC 1/HBO
Medical Advisor


‘ABOVE & BEYOND’ Company Productions, In Development.



        Books

Colder War

A Colder War

Charles Cumming
Medical Advisor
Secrecy

Secrecy

Rupert Thomson
Medical Advisor



        Writing & Journalism


    CASUALTY Shadow Episode ‘Freerunning’

      - Free Running Cover Sheet.pdf
      - Page 1 Freerunning Shadow Episode.pdf


    Independent On Sunday Magazine - written articles

    Channel 4 News, ITN - TV journalism




        Radio

Downtown Abby

The Public Philosoper

BBC Radio 4/LSE
Medical Guest
Criminal Justice

McCauley & Co

BBC Radio Scotland
Medical Guest
five days

The Afternoon Show

BBC Southern Counties Radio
Medical Guest




 

     HEALTH PROMOTION FILMS


        Gas & Air Productions

GAs & Air Productions

As part of her special interest in preventative health and public health education, Rosalind founded Gas & Air Productions. Gas & Air produces cinematic education material which aims to entertain, to encourage healthy living and prevent illness.



Heartache: Hands Only CPR – Never Do Nothing

Watch just 100 seconds of 1930s melodrama to find out how you can help even if you don’t want to give rescue breaths.. Thousands of lives could be saved every year in the UK if the British Public knew what to do to save a life when someone has a cardiac arrest.






Behind the scenes




Heartache movie shots




 

   CONTACT


If you have a question for Rosalind please get in touch with her agent


Natasha Fairweather
Rogers, Coleridge & White
20 Powis Mews
W11 1JN

info@rcwlitagency.com

 

Social Network

HealthPromoEMRo     Twitter :    @HealthPromoEMRo
HealthPromoEMRo     Youtube :     @Gas&Air



Rosalind O'Shaughnessy