Dr Carolyn Johnston
Telephone: 0208 725 3122
Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, leadership and quality improvement particularly improving patient experience and patient safety. Education, including Quality Improvement training for Foundation doctors in St Georges and anaesthetists through the London school of anaesthesia and Royal College of Anaesthetists. Clinical lead for Surgical Admissions Lounge (same day admissions and discharge area).
Qualifications: FRCA BM BCh MA (Oxon), PGCert Med Ed, PGCert H'care Mgmt
Carolyn trained in Birmingham and St George's schools of anaesthesia. She was a London Deanery Clinical Leadership ‘Darzi’ Fellow, leading improvement projects on inpatient flow, Hospital at Night and patient experience based co-design and was an Improvement Faculty fellow of the NHS Institute of Innovation. These projects have been presented nationally and internationally and have been shortlisted for a national patient safety award. She teaches regularly on local, regional and national courses, with particular interests in coaching, simulation and non technical skills/human factors. She is in the founding cohort of the Health Foundation/ NHS England Q initiative, connecting people skilled in improvement across the UK. Carolyn has published work on obstetric anaesthesia, education, flexible training outcomes and leadership, as well as presenting regional anaesthesia and obstetric research at national and international conferences.
She is also a trustee of Birthrights- a charity protecting human rights in childbirth.