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Specialists in Obesity and Bariatric Anaesthesia
Dr Jon Redman - Chairman
Consultant Anaesthetist at York Hospital
Areas of interest: Bariatrics, and exercise testing (CPEX)
Likes: Yorkshire beer, running and skiing
Dislikes: Southern lager
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Dr Andy McKechnie - Vice Chairman
Consultant Anaesthetist at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and Airway Lead and RCoA College Tutor
Areas of Research - HFNO for pre oxygenation in the Obese; Deep block in the Bariatric population and Apnoeic oxygenation in airway management.
Areas of clinical interest - Bariatrics, ENT, Airway management, Anaesthetic training and trainee wellbeing.
Likes - Conferences and public speaking
Dislikes - Public speaking at conferences
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Dr Stefan Radauceanu - Research + Education
Consultant Anaesthetist Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Bariatric Anaesthesia Lead and RCoA College Tutor
Areas of Interest: Bariatrics and Upper GI, Simulation, Anaesthetic Training
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Dr Philippa Fabb - Secretary
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Governance / Safety Lead at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
Director of Anaesthesia for National Weight loss surgery provider
Areas of work interest: Bariatrics, Systems Safety / Safety II / Human Factors in Healthcare success
Outside of work: bringing up my 3 children to share my loves of running and playing on the water.
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Dr James Morgan - Treasurer
Consultant Anaesthetist at Swansea Bay University Health Board
Areas of clinical interest - Cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care, upper GI and bariatric anaesthesia
Areas of Research - Deep neuromuscular blockade for laparoscopy, peritoneal protection during pneumoperitoneum
Likes - When a plan comes together
Dislikes - Daily Mail
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Dr Harry Thompson - Trainee Rep
ST5 Imperial School of Anaesthesia
Interested in the impact of obesity on injury patterns in major trauma and airway, Medical education through social media, avid GAT member
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Dr Tom Wojcikiewicz - Fellows Rep
Currently ST7 Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals
Previous Bariatric Fellow at St Mary’s Hospital
Areas of Interests: bariatric surgery, regional anaesthesia and thoracics.
Other interests include trainee welfare and education. Member of the Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee 2017 to 2019.