Professional background

Dr Ferguson is a consultant anaesthetist specialising in anaesthesia for ear nose and throat surgery, and Head and neck surgery, appointed in 1998.

She has a special interest in anaesthesia for the difficult airway, jet ventilation and anterior tracheal access.

Research interests

Transtracheal jet ventilation and anaesthetic management of the obstructed airway.


  • BrJAnaesth 2011 Jan;106(1):140-4. Transtracheal jet ventilation in 50 patients with severe airway compromise and stridor. Ross-Anderson DJ, Ferguson C, Patel A.
  • BrJAnaes 2008 Sep;101(3):419-23. Physiological comparison of spontaneous and positive -pressure ventilation in laryngotracheal stenosis. Nouraei SA, Giussani DA, Howard DJ, Sandhu GS, Ferguson C, Patel A.