Gerard Danjoux

 Consultant in Anaesthesia and Sleep Medicine South Tees Hospitals at
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2002 to date)
 Clinical Lead for South Tees Prehabilitation implementation and
strategy
 Graduated: Newcastle University (1989)
 Anaesthetic training: Northern Deanery (1992 – 2002)
 Fellowship training: Australia (1998/9) and Canada (2000/1)

Clinical interests
 Preparation and perioperative care of patients for high-risk surgery
 Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and risk evaluation
 Sleep Medicine

Quality Improvement
 PREP – developed Prehabilitation toolkit for primary care clinicians
 PREPWELL – leading a regional programme with Public Health
specialists to develop, implement and sustain a community-based
health and wellbeing programme for patients before surgery
Research interests
 Improving patient fitness for surgery through multimodal intervention
 Patient behaviour change preoperatively including use of digital and
wearable technology
 Evaluating the effect of pharmacological interventions in simulated
haemorrhage and tissue trauma – run volunteer programme with
Ministry of Defence UK

Other Roles
 Honorary Professor Hull York Medical School, Visiting Professor at
Teesside University and Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle
University
 Vice-President International Prehabilitation Society
 Recent ex-member of Perioperative Medicine Leadership Committee at
Royal College of Anaesthetists
 Faculty for European and National Perioperative Cardiopulmonary
Exercise Testing Courses
 Co-lead organiser 3 rd World Congress in Prehabilitation (London 2019)
 UK lead organiser of 2 nd World Congress in Prehabilitation (Holland
2018)

Contact
 Gerard.danjoux@nhs.net
 Twitter – @GerryDanjoux