Centre for Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine


Professor Ramani Moonesinghe FRCA MRCP FFICM MD(Res)

Professor of Perioperative Medicine, UCL

Hon Consultant in Anaesthesia, UCLH


Risk prediction in major non-cardiac surgery

Evaluation and development of post-operative outcome measures

Measurement of quality in anaesthesia and perioperative care

Postgraduate education in perioperative medicine and anaesthesia (Academic Training Programme Director for London Academy of Anaesthesia)

Selected Publications

SR Moonesinghe. Individualised surgical outcomes: please look the other way. Postgrad Med J 2013; 89: 677-8

SR Moonesinghe, M Mythen, K Rowan, MPW Grocott. Risk stratification tools for predicting morbidity and mortality after major non-cardiac surgery: qualitative systematic review. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct; 119(4): 959-981

S Barnett, R Alagar, MPW Grocott, S Giannaris, J Dick, SR Moonesinghe. Patient satisfaction measures in anaesthesia: qualitative systematic review. Anesthesiology. 2013 Aug; 119(2):452-478.

Pandit JJ, Cook TM, Jonker WR, O'Sullivan E on behalf of the NAP5 steering group. A national survey of anaesthetists (NAP5 baseline) to estimate an annual incidence of accidental awareness during general anaesthesia in the UK. 5th National Audit Project (NAP5) of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain, Ireland. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Apr;110(4):501-9.

J Simpson, SR Moonesinghe. Introduction to the Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit. Perioperative Medicine, 2013. 2(5).doi:10.1186/2047-0525-2-5

MPW Grocott, M Galsworthy, SR Moonesinghe. Editorial: Health Services Research in Anaesthesia. Anaesthesia 2012.doi: 10.1111/anae.12063

S Barnett, SR Moonesinghe. Clinical risk scores to guide peri-operative management. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2011 Aug; 87(1030): 535-41

SR Moonesinghe, JD Beard. Inconclusive findings on effects of Duty Hours reduction. Mayo Clinic Proceedings July 2011; 86(7):703-8

SR Moonesinghe, AA Tomlinson. Editorial: Quality improvement and revalidation: two goals, same strategy? British Journal of Anaesthesia  2011 Apr; 106 (4):447-450.

SR Moonesinghe, J Lowery, N Shahi, A Millen, JD Beard. The impact of a reduction in working hours on postgraduate medical training and patient safety: systematic review. British Medical Journal 2011 Mar; 342: d1580.

SR Moonesinghe, MG Mythen, MPW Grocott. High risk surgery: epidemiology and outcomes. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2011 Apr; 112(4):891-901.

Patient-related risk factors for postoperative adverse events.
Moonesinghe SR, Mythen MG, Grocott MP.
Current opinion in Critical cCare. 2009 Jun 9


Anaesthetics Department
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University College Hospital
235 Euston Road



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