Updated: Feb 8, 2021
Dr Sim West is a consultant anaesthetist at UCLH and is their lead for regional anaesthesia. He graduated from Sheffield in 2000, and completed his training in anaesthesia in North London, spending a year as the Smiths Medical Innovation Fellow. He was appointed to UCLH in 2013 and now runs one of the UK’s only block rooms, and a popular regional anaesthesia fellowship.
He has a research interest in improving visualisation of needles/catheters and nerves, publishing extensively on this and other topics, his lab is part of the new Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences at UCL.
Sim organises and teaches on a number of well-respected regional anaesthesia courses, and is invited regularly to lecture.
He was elected to the board of RA-UK in 2017 and is their webmaster.
Dr Sim West will be speaking at the RA-UK 2021 ASM!