Theatres 

The main theatres suite, comprises of 12 operating theatres, is located on level P3 of University College Hospital. 
 
Facilities include: 

  • A dedicated adult Receiving  and Recovery area.
  • A dedicated Paediatric receiving and recovery area 

The department  comprises 150 Theatre Practitioners, 50 Theatre Support Assistants, and a dedicated play specialist and supported by 8 administrative staff delivering  peri operative care for over 220 sessions each week. 

Our clinical work is varied and includes, obstetrics, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery, trauma and orthopaedics, gynaecology, breast surgery, urology, paediatric surgery, maxillo facial surgery, head and neck surgery and oral surgery.  We also provide support to areas outside the theatre complex which include imaging, endoscopy and radiotherapy.    

The department has three core aims:

  • Excellence in clinical care
  • To deliver the highest standards of education and training
  • To support world class research in surgery and anaesthesia.  
    The theatre coordinator works in conjunction with the duty consultant anaesthetist to plan and manage the clinical activity across the theatres complex on a day to day basis. 

Education and Practice Development

There is a dedicated education and training team who have links with SBU, Anglia and City universities. The team are responsible for the staff development and facilitation of learners in the department. They include student nurses/midwives/ ODPs, paediatric nurse rotation programme, post graduate theatre, anaesthetic and recovery courses. Preceptorship for newly qualified practitioners and paediatric staff nurses. 

Dr Simon Clarke
Consultant

Dr Viki Mitchell
Consultant

Mrs Belinda Durey
Consultant

Dr Elisa Bertoja Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Simon Clarke Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Natasha Curran Pain Management Centre at NHNN, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Jim Down Critical care, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Viki Mitchell Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Professor Michael (Monty) G Mythen Critical care, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Liang Wee Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Maan Hasan Theatres
Dr Roman Cregg Pain Management Centre at NHNN, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres
Dr Su Cheen Ng Theatres
Mrs Belinda Durey Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Theatres

 Contact details

Theatres and anaesthetics
University College Hospital
Level 3 Podium
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Service manager - Therese Parker
Email: Therese.Parker@uclh.nhs.uk

Theatres and anaesthetics