State of the Art 2019

RAMANI MOONESINGHE

Ramani is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at University College London Hospitals (UCLH). She is Director of the NIAA’s Health Services Research Centre based at the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and the NIHR funded UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre. She is a Health Foundation Improvement Science fellow and leads the Perioperative Quality Improvement Programme and the Sprint National Anaesthesia Projects. She was Academic training advisor to the National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia for 4 years, and was the first academic Training Programme Director for the London Academy of Anaesthesia. She was a Council Member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists between 2008 and 2012, and since 2016 has been the Associate National Clinical Director for elective care at NHS England. In 2018, she was awarded the Macintosh Professorship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and has been appointed Professor of Perioperative Medicine and Anaesthesia at UCL (starting August 2018).

Her academic interest is Health Services and Improvement Research in perioperative medicine: in particular, the use of data, risk stratification and outcome measurement with a view to improving the quality of care for patients undergoing major surgery.