Dr Simon Jackson

I grew up in Belfast, and later moved to Liverpool, were I completed degrees in medicine and parasitology (in defence it is interesting!). In 2008, Nick Rhead and I, began teaching young offenders how to perform pre-hospital care of gunshots, stab wounds, the ‘unconscious patient’ and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Quite a few years later, with the assistance and guidance of awesome medical and non-medical professionals; StreetDoctors (as the organisation became to be named) was formed as a charity.

Currently I am a paediatric doctor in Belfast (via a detour to Australia and R.O.I), and I spend my free time surfing and reading. Now I am a passionate ambassador for StreetDoctors. I firmly believe every child should live in an environment free of violence.