Professional background

Dr Katharine Hunt (BSc MBBS FRCA)

Clinical lead for resuscitation UCLH, risk lead Queen Square division, clinical director for theatres, anaesthesia and critical care at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN).

Previously clinical lead for anaesthesia, and departmental rota coordinator.

Clinical interests: Difficult airways, craniocervical surgery, spin, tracheostomies, resuscitation.

Research interests

Resuscitation and tracheostomy management.


  • Regan K, Hunt K. Tracheostomy Management. Contin Educ Anaesth Crit Care Pain 2008 8: 31-35  
  • Hunt K, Tachtsidis I, Bleasdale-Barr K, Elwell C, Mathias C, Smith M. Changes in cerebral oxygenation and haemodynamics during postural blood pressure changes in patients with autonomic failure. Physiol Meas. 2006 Sep;27(9):777-85. Epub 2006 Jun 14.  
  • Hunt K, Laing R. Spinal Cord Injury. Chapter for Essentials of Neuroanesthesia  and   Neurointensive Care edited by Drs. Adrian Gelb and Arun Gupta. Elsevier 2008
  • Hunt K, Virmani SClinical neuroprotection and secondary neuronal injury mechanisms' Anaesthesia and Intensive Care medicine 15 (4) 168-171