Dr David Selwyn appointed as Director of the Centre for Perioperative Care

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr David Selwyn as the inaugural Director of the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC).

The CPOC is a cross-specialty centre dedicated to the promotion, advancement and development of perioperative care. CPOC will facilitate cross-organisational working on perioperative care for patient benefit, in partnership with patients and the public, other professional stakeholders including Medical Royal Colleges, NHS England and the equivalent bodies responsible for healthcare in the other UK devolved nations.

David brings a wealth of expertise to his new role as a highly experienced consultant in Adult Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesia and Deputy Medical Director at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. As Director of CPOC David will take the lead on facilitating and encouraging cross-organisational and new ways of working to help to shape the development of perioperative medicine. 

20 May 2019