About Us

behind the scenes at ERTS

Our Story

Emergency Response Training Solutions Limited was formed in 2006 by Matthew Donnelly and Martin Pearce, both highly experienced Resuscitation Practitioners with over 40 years combined experience in resuscitation and emergency care in hospital and pre-hospital environments.

The Team

Over the years, we have recruited a number of highly trained instructors to add to the team, that now makes up our current training team who will be on hand throughout the courses to help in your study.

Martin teaching a part of the life support course to a group of participants with a mannequin in the middle

We stop at nothing

We will work our hardest to make sure you succeed and get what you want out of the course.

We Love To Explore​

Many of our team have varied experience throughout the medical profession examples like working with UNICEF, in Universities, and completing publications.

We Take It Step-By-Step

Our team have ran the courses all over the world numerous times, so know exactly what’s needed to help you pass.

We Keep It Simple

We are on hand throughout the courses to help you. Struggling before the course? Just contract us and we will do our best to help.

Your Dream. Our Mission.

We Believe In Hard Work And Dedication

All of us have expansive careers, many of us completing further studies, none of this would be possible without our hard work throughout our careers. We put the same effort into the courses, so we can get you where you want to be in your careers.

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The Faces Behind our Success

We Couldn’t Do It Without Them

ERTS Instructor who teaches life support courses

Martin Pearce


Martin has worked in the NHS for over 30 years, he specialises in acute and emergency care. He has worked in intensive and coronary care and holds post registration qualifications in both disciplines. He also has also worked in the emergency department.

Martin has over 10 years experience of being a Resuscitation Officer, delivering adult, paediatric and trauma life support training at an advanced level. As well as instructing Martin is a course director for both Resuscitation Council UK and European Resuscitation Council courses. Governance and specialist advice at emergency events also form a large part of his current role.

As well as hospital work, Martin has acted as a Voluntary Community Pre-hospital Nurse for 18 years, responding to emergencies both as a first responder and as part of enhanced dispatch to serious incidents.

Martin is proud to have worked on Projects for UNICEF in the middle east and has taught life support both in the far east and Africa.

ERTS Instructor who teaches life support courses and makes e-learning packs

Matthew Donnelly


Matthew has been a Nurse for over 20 years, starting his career in the NHS, working in Intensive and High Dependency Care before specialising in Resuscitation and Emergency Care and holds post registration qualifications in both disciplines. Matthew spent over 10 years working in the pre-hospital environment as a BASIC’s medic working alongside local ambulance service staff.

He is currently a Senior Advanced Care Practitioner in a collocated Urgent Treatment Centre , he is a none medical prescriber. He has had prior roles of Resuscitation Officer and the lead for Paediatric Resuscitation. He is an accredited Advanced Life Support and European Paediatric Life Support Instructor and Course Director for the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the European Resuscitation Council.

Matthew has directed and delivered face to face accredited training programs in India, China ,Oman and Nigeria. He has a special interest in the development and implementation of e-learning and blended learning solutions across multiple formats.

He is the co-editor of the Paediatric Emergency Care System. He has a special interest in the human factors involved in developing team leadership in resuscitation and emergency care.

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Group of participants having a group photo at the end of a life support course