Dr Nick Simpson

Acting Director, Senior Staff Specialist


Nick is an Intensive Care Specialist at UHG. He grew up in Bairnsdale VIC and moved to Melbourne to study medicine at the University of Melbourne. Having completed a fellowship in Emergency Medicine, Nick completed further training in aeromedical retrieval in Glasgow and medical simulation in Perth. After completing his Intensive Care Fellowship, Nick returned to Geelong as an Intensivist in 2011.

This innovative communication program has trained doctors and nurses to comfortably approach what have been traditionally difficult conversations around end-of-life care.

The iValidate program provides a structure that was developed by experts in communications, ethics, end-of-life care and clinical leaders from Barwon Health and Deakin University.