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Dr Helen Underhill

Consultant Anaesthetist

I am a consultant paediatric anaesthetist
Helen Underhill

Work hard, be kind and if all else fails smile and eat chocolate - unless you are pre-op!

My current role

I provide anaesthesia for neonates, infants and children for them to undergo a wide range of operations, diagnostic procedures such as endoscopies, MRI or CT scans and oncology treatments.

I work closely with my other paediatric anaesthesia colleagues ensuring we provide an excellent service to all our young patients.

Previous history

Originally trained in Wessex and the West Midlands I completed specialty paediatric training at Southampton General Hospital and Birmingham Children's Hospital In addition to my anaesthesia training I have a back ground in paediatric intensive care and paediatric transfer.

Memberships and accreditations

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Personal interests

I am an educational supervisor, have previously been RCoA College Tutor at Addenbrookes and am one of the HEEOE Anaesthesia Training Programme Directors. I have an active role in the Cambridge Anaesthesia CESR Programme and as previous Course Director I remain a faculty member of the Cambridge Anaesthesia Crisis Resource Management Course.