Anna is a specialist anaesthetist with a sub-speciality in paediatric anaesthesia. Having completed her undergraduate training in the UK, she became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetist whilst living in Auckland. She then pursued her passion for paediatric anaesthesia with further specialist training at Starship Hospital in Auckland before moving to Melbourne for a second Fellowship year at the Royal Children's Hospital.
In 2012 she spent a year in the Pacific as a Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia at Fiji National University. She concurrently practised Obstetric, General and Paediatric Anaesthesia in Suva. After this she relocated to Perth and worked at the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children as a paediatric specialist anaesthetist.
Anna currently works for a number of paediatric and general surgeons in the private sector.
Anna is a specialist paediatric anaesthetist. This is acknowledged as a result of the completion of two fellowships at international centres of excellence.
Anna has contributed to the literature in paediatric anaesthesia having authored and co-authored a number of articles.
Developing world anaesthesia
As a result of her passion for supporting those with limited access to medical care, Anna has worked in the Pacific, Mongolia, Madagascar & the Philipeans over the last 10 yrs.
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education: University of Melbourne.
Current lead facilitator of CICO course - College approved specialist airway training for anaesthetists.
Anna has been a speaker at a number of national and international conferences:
Western Australia Airway Group:
ASA National scientific congress Perth 2017
Paediatric Airway Emergencies. Nusa Dua, Bali 2015
Mongolian Society of Anaesthesia: Paediatric Anaesthesia.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 2014