Professional background

  • •Consultant in neuroanaesthesia
    •Chief medical officer, responsible officer and CCIO at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore
    • Strong background in education, appraisal, dealing with doctors in difficulty and clinical leadership
    •Clinical interests: neuroanaesthesia, especially neuro-oncology and neurovascular

    I am a consultant in neuroanaesthesia with a special interest in neurovascular and functional work. I am also chief medical officer at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where I hold a board position and am responsible officer and chief clinical information officer.

Research interests

Training and Education


  • Undre S, Sevdalis N, McDermott J, Giddie J, Dinner L, Smith G (1 Mar 2011) Interruptions, teamwork and safety in the operating room: a prospective quantitative study in urological surgery. European Urology Supplements 10:60
  • Sengupta S, Dinner L. Management and prevention of carcinoid crisis in anaesthesia: a case report. Abstract in 16th Current Controversies in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Oct 2014
  • Dinner L, McGlennan A. The gas ceiling. accepted for publication Bulletin of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Jan 2015
  • Skin abscess obscured by epidural catheter fixation. Simons R, Dinner L, Lappin S  Anaesthesia 62(4): 418, April 2007