Dr Jeremy Prout

Consultant Anaesthetist


Specialises in anaesthesia for major hepatobiliary surgery (including liver transplantation) at the Royal Free Hospital, London

Dr Prout is a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Free Hospital, London. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College, London.

His special interests lie in the management of high-risk patients, and in seeking to reduce the stress response to major surgery.

He is Editor-in-Chief of Advanced Training in Anaesthesia, published by Oxford University Press, which aims to provide a succinct, yet comprehensive treatise on all the subspecialties within anaesthesia, aimed at doctors at all grades of seniority, but most especially those studying for final postgraduate examinations. A review in the British Journal of Hospital Medicine commented “There is no such thing as a perfect revision textbook, but this comes close to it…”

In 2014, Dr Prout was honoured to be elected to the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He also examines for the Finals examinations at UCL Medical School.

Professional background

Dr Prout qualified from The Middlesex Hospital and UCL in 1991. He chose to specialize in anaesthesia after initial postgraduate rotations in both medicine and surgery,

His anaesthetic training took him to various London centres of excellence including The Royal Brompton, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He obtained the FRCA in 2000, and entered the GMC Specialist Register for Anaesthesia in 2005.

Services provided to HCA
Dr Prout provides medical advisory services for HCA's The Princess Grace Hospital. In his role, Dr Prout leads interactions with hospital medical staff and the hospital leadership team to assist the hospital by providing medical advice and promote high quality, cost effective care.

In his role, he contributes to the strategy, policies and decision making regarding anaesthetist treatments and advises HCA to ensure that care provided within the facility is appropriate and efficient. In his role, Dr Prout advises on initiatives to drive clinical standards by providing professional advice on clinical governance matters and ensuring the adoption of those by colleagues in the anaesthetist area.

In addition, he works with medical insurance companies, GPs, other relevant local NHS contacts, and patients to educate and advise on relevant clinical updates to treatments in anaesthetist available in the facility. Furthermore, he advises on the accuracy of literature that may be published regarding relevant services. He will also advise on how to make the patient referral smooth to reduce stress and anxiety for patients.

Dr Prout has initiated, and is a major contributor to, an out-of-hours emergency on-call rota for anaesthesia at the Princess Grace Hospital, in order to provide safe, experienced and high-quality anaesthesia around the clock to everyone who needs it.

HCA UK is charged by doctors in return for their expertise and advice, including on how to operate safe hospital facilities delivering complex care. All services provided under this agreement are charged to HCA UK.
From January to December 2016, the total charge was £81,350.00

HCA requires the doctors that advise us to attest that if they also practice in the NHS that they are not compromising their NHS commitments.

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