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HSRC Deputy Director

Prof Iain Moppett

HSRC Deputy Director: April 2016 - present

Iain Moppett Picture

Iain is an Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Anaesthetist at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals.

He has served on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Anaesthesia since 2010. He has been the BJA / RCoA grants officer and a member of the NIAA research council since 2011. He has previously been College Tutor at Queen's Medical Centre, and is the Training Programme Director for Academic Anaesthesia in Nottingham.

Iain's primary academic interests are in improving outcomes for older patients undergoing surgery and in perioperative patient safety. This work has previously focussed on risk stratification, impact of perioperative care process and clinical trials in hip fracture, and more recently has been investigating delirium and post-operative cognition. His safety work encompasses ergonomics of anaesthetic practice and the risks associated with surgical Never Events.

Iain is a member of the NICE Quality Standards group for hip fracture and a regular member of the British Orthopaedic Association Hip Fracture peer review team. He has also provided external reviews of Never Event investigations to regional hospitals.


Iain is married to Sarah, a divisional nurse in Nottingham and is kept busy with two daughters, music and running.

Declarations of Interest

2010 - present: Editorial Board, British Journal of Anaesthesia
2011 - present: Grants Officer, British Journal of Anaesthesia
2005 - 2016: Editorial board and author, Eidohealthcare. A company providing information for patient consent

Grant funding received from:

British Journal of Anaesthesia via National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia Association of Anaesthetists via National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia
Difficult Airway Society via National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia
Sir Jules Thorn Foundation
NIHR Research for Patient Benefit program