Imogen Fecher-Jones

RNIP, MSc – Lead Nurse Perioperative Services, University Hospital Southampton

Imogen is the lead nurse and project manager for the Perioperative Medicine Service and Preassessment at University Hospital Southampton. She launched the UHS ‘Fit 4 Surgery School’ in 2016 and led its transformation into a virtual patient webinar during the pandemic. Alongside her clinical role she is a part time NIHR trainee, with an interest in perioperative patient education and behaviour change. She has published on these topics in Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and British Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Imogen Fecher-Jones completed her nursing training in 2001 in Oxford. She moved to work in Surgical High Dependency at University Hospital Southampton in 2005 and went on to specialise in GI surgery as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Imogen led the introduction of enhanced recovery after surgery in GI surgery at UHS and has a track record of leading
sustainable change to improve patient pathways.