Acknowledgements


Reviewers:

Anaesthetists

Dr Neil Agnew, Perioperative Medicine Lead, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dr Lisa Grimes, Speciality Registrar in Anaesthesia, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Nicholas Levy, Consultant in Anaesthesia, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Matthew Smith, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist, University Hospitals of North Midlands

Dr Daniel Stubbs, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Dr Nick Wisely, Consultant Anaesthetist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior lecturer University of Manchester

Members of the Preoperative Association Council 


Consultant Specialists

Dr Ketan Dhatariya, Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine, Honorary professor of Medicine, Norwich

Dr Matthew Howse, Consultant in Transplant Nephrology, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor Kimme Hyrich, Professor of Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant in Rheumatology, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester

Dr Rajinikanth Sundararajan, Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Physician, University Hospitals of North Midlands

Dr David Sutton, Consultant Haematologist, University Hospitals of North Midlands

Dr David Watson, Consultant Haematologist, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board




Pharmacist Specialists

Sue Lord, Parkinson’s Disease Pharmacist Independent Prescriber, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Chris Pritchard, Rheumatology & Dermatology Pharmacist, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Website development:

Richard Lewis, Advanced Clinical Pharmacist – Digital Medicines Optimisation and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (ePMA) Lead at University Hospitals of North Midlands


Original lead author:

Sophie Blow, Advanced Clinical Pharmacist Perioperative Medicines Optimisation and Acute Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Original contributors:

We would like to sincerely thank all the contributors of the original Handbook, who gave their time and expertise to create this national resource, and on which this revised edition is based.


UKCPA:               

Dr Sarah Carter, for project development support

Marie Matthews, for promotional support          

Dr Ruth Bednall, for project support

Members of the UKCPA General Committee, for funding support