Dr. Sujesh Bansal is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He started training in anaesthesia in 1997 and was awarded MD in Anaesthesiology following a research in high-risk obstetric anaesthesia. He has a specialist clinical interest in anaesthesia for oncology, transplant and inpatient pain management. In addition to his clinical duties, he is NCEPOD ambassador to the Trust and the Anaesthetic lead for Gynaecology Theatre Services and its ‘The Productive Operating Theatre’ programme. He holds an honorary post of Senior Lecturer with Manchester University and has widely published in Anaesthesia and Pain Management.
He has always had an interest in formal assessment of patient experiences and satisfaction to minimise obstacles to optimise perioperative experiences. He has introduced electronic patient experience tracker in Anaesthesia which has brought patient-experience centred approach to various perioperative initiatives within his hospital such as ‘enhanced recovery programme’. His projects on individualised patient experience trackers have been well received nationally and were finalist in Patient Experience National Network Awards in 2012 and are a finalist in Quality in Care (QiC) Excellence in Oncology Awards 2013.