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Particular responsibilities within NHS practice are as Medical Simulation Lead for my trust. This means that I am responsible for providing high fidelity training (akin to that of airline pilots) to other anaesthetists and indeed all medical specialities. I have been a pioneer of multidisciplinary team training encouraging closed-loop communication and advocacy-enquiry.
I have spent time with MSF as an anaesthetist working with limited means. This has given me a very real-world outlook and encouraged me to be creative and innovative in my thinking and not just accept things at face value.
I believe that I am an expert in Total Intravenous Anaesthesia which is a fairly modern form of anaesthesia which most patients find more pleasant and has a low rate of side effects.
Areas of interest
General surgery; breast surgery; regional anaesthesia; total intravenous anaesthesia
Current NHS consultant posts held
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
East Surrey Hospital
Redhill RH1 5RH
Critical evaluation of national guidelines for emergencies in anaesthesia. Grant awarded by Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland for work within the Newman Simulation Suite.
Cell salvage for resource-poor countries
2nd Prize, Original Research Free Papers, AAGBI Annual Congress, 2015
Chairman's Award, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust, 2012
(Additional) Languages spoken
*The effect of reducing fluid fasting times on thirst and urine osmolality in women undergoing elective caesarean delivery. E Robson, T Tanqueray, M Mackenzie, S Yentis. IJOA 2013; 2: 165-7
*An evaluation of the ability of leucocyte depletion filters to remove components of amniotic fluid. J Campbell, M Mackenzie, S Sooranna, S Yentis, M Johnson. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 1152-7
*Normal urine output after elective caesarean section: an observational study.
MJ Mackenzie, MJ Woolnough, N Barrett, MR Johnson, SM Yentis. IJOA 2010; 19: 379-83
*Abstracts and papers published in the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia since inception. GNB Jackson, MJ Mackenzie, LA Arrandale, SM Yentis. IJOA 2010; 19: 188-92
*Anaesthetic management of labour and caesarean delivery of a patient with hyperkalaemic periodic paralysis. MJ Mackenzie, E Pickering and SM Yentis. IJOA 2006; 15: 329-331
*Repeated inadvertent endobronchial intubation during laparoscopy. MJ Mackenzie, K MaCleod. BJA 2003; 91:297-8
*Acute neuropathic pain following caesarean section. OAA survey 127. MJ Mackenzie, M Cox, V Terzidou, D Phukan. OAA conference (accepted for publication)
*Efficiency of leucocyte filters with unwashed blood salvaged at caesarean section. JP Campbell, MJ Mackenzie, SM Yentis, SR Sooranna, MR Johnson. IJOA 2012; 21: S6
*Do leucocyte depletion filters shed their material? EJ Robson, JP Campbell, MJ Mackenzie, S Sooranna, SM Yentis. IJOA 2012; 21: S16
*Continuous spinal catheter for a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension. T Wojcikiewicz, M Mackenzie, P Morgan. Poster presentation BSOA (2011)
*The effect of neck warming on shivering during labour with epidural analgesia. TA Tanqueray, M Mackenzie, SM Yentis, PJ Steer. IJOA 2011; 20: S6
*Effect of reducing fasting times for fluids before elective caesarean section. TA Tanqueray, M Mackenzie, SM Yentis. IJOA 2011; 20: S37
- MBChB University of Bristol 1999
- FRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists 2004
Reference number 4624237
Details of entry to specialist register
- Matthew James Mackenzie, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Obstetric Anaesthetists Association
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