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Areas of interest
Intensive Care; Regional (local) Anaesthesia; Acute Pain; Difficult Airway management
Current NHS consultant posts held
Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation NHS Trust
Chester Ch2 1UL
National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award
AAGBI "Association" Award
AAGBI past Vice-President medal
AAGBI Pask Certificate of Honour
49 citations in PubMed, see;https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=tighe+sq
Anaesthesia. 2016 Oct;71(10):1242-3. doi: 10.1111/anae.13613.
Ultra-low dose spinal anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery.Tighe SQ.
93.6% have mild or no pain postoperatively in the theatre recovery area.
Only 12.9% had moderate nausea or vomiting.
100% were satisfied with their anaesthetic care, 83.9% being very satisfied.
87.1% would definitely recommend my service to friends or family and 12.9% would probably do so.
100% were satisfied with pain therapy and 71% were very satisfied.
There have been no anaesthetic related infections, re-admissions, ITU transfers or mortality in the last 10 years.
- FRCA Faculty of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons 1984
- MRCS LRCP Conjoint Examination Board 1978
- MBBS London University 1978
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training Faculty of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons 1989
Reference number 2446981
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman of the Local Negotiating Committee Countess of Chester Hospital 2017
- President Regional Anaesthesia UK 2015
- Chairman of the Independent Practice Committee Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) 2014
- Elected Council Member Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) 2014
- Immediate Past President Regional Anaesthesia UK 2017
- Vice President Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Anaesthesia, 1989
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Association of Anaesthetists of GB&I
Regional Anaesthesia UK
British Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Society
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