Nick Scott

Vice Chair of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr Nick Scott is the Vice Chair of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar. He is a former consultant anaesthetist at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Scotland. Dr Scott is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and the Royal College of Anaesthetists and has combined both qualifications with a major focus on perioperative care throughout his career. His interest in regional anaesthesia and pain management began as Astra Clinical Fellow in 1986-7 working with Professor Henrik Kehlet in Copenhagen. His research developed within this field, especially central neuraxial blockade, and he has published and lectured on analgesia, accelerated rehabilitation, enhanced recovery and outcomes after different surgical procedures. From 2009-2012, he was a member of a Scottish Executive working party on delivering an enhanced recovery package for orthopaedic surgery throughout Scotland.

He is also the immediate Past- President of RAUK and a past Board Member of ESRA.

Main Publications:

McDonald DA, Siegmeth R, Deakin AH, Kinninmonth AW Scott NB. An enhanced recovery programme for primary total knee arthroplasty in the United Kingdom — follow up at one year Knee. 19(5):525-9, 2012

Scott NB Wound infiltration for surgery.

Anaesthesia. 65 Suppl 1:67-75, 2010

Scott, NB,Turfrey, DJ, Ray DAA, Nzewi O, Sutcliffe, NP, Lal, AB,

NorrieJ, Nagels WJB, Ramayya, GP. A Prospective Randomized Study of the Potential Benefits of Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia in Patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Anesthesia & Analgesia 2001;93(3):2001

Scott NB, Hodson M.Public perceptions of postoperative pain and its relief.

Anaesthesia. 1997 May;52(5):438-42.

Scott NB Kehlet H. Regional anaesthesia and surgical morbidity.

Br J Surg. 1988 Apr;75(4):299-304.
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