Dr Ramani Moonesinghe

Dr Ramani MoonesingheTel: 020 3447 3356 / 020 3447 3359
Fax: 020 3447 0380
Email: ramani.moonesinghe@uclh.nhs.uk

Location:
University College Hospital

Specialities:
Critical care, Anaesthetics

Professional background

Graduated from UCL Medical School in 1997. Postgraduate training in internal medicine (Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals) before joining the North Central Thames School of Anaesthesia. Awarded a Dual CCT in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine and appointed at UCLH in 2010. Currently writing up MD(Res) thesis (Predicting risk in major non-cardiac surgery)

Current Appointments

Internal:
Consultant, Anaesthetics and Critical Care Medicine, UCH; Honorary Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia, UCL; Co-Director, UCL / UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe); Clinical Lead, Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit, UCH; Clinical Lead for Organ Donation, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

External:
Council Member, Royal College of Anaesthetists; Board Member, National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) and NIAA's Health Services Research Centre; Research Associate, Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC).

Research interests

  • Risk prediction in major non-cardiac surgery
  • Evaluating and developing post-operative outcome measures
  • Health Services Research, in particular evaluating the impact of legislative changes on healthcare

Publications

Includes:

The impact of a reduction in working hours of doctors in training on postgraduate medical education and patient outcomes: a systematic review. Moonesinghe SR, Lowery J, Millen A, Shahi N, Beard JD. In Press. British Medical Journal 2011.

Quality Improvement and Revalidation: two goals, same strategy? Editorial. Moonesinghe SR, Tomlinson AA, In Press. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2011.

Barnett S, Moonesinghe SR. Clinical risk scores to guide peri-operative management.
Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2011 Jan 21 [epub ahead of print]

Moonesinghe SR, Mythen MG, Grocott MPW. High risk surgery: epidemiology and outcomes
Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2010 May 21. [epub ahead of print]

Moonesinghe SR, Mythen MG, Grocott MPW. Patient risk factors for post operative problems
Current Opinions in Critical Care, August 2009; 15 (4): 320-7