Dr Toni Brunning

Dr Toni Brunning
Elected Consultant Council Member


Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands

Clinical interests

Obstetrics, paediatrics and trauma. She has a wider interest in clinician wellbeing and is a certified lifestyle-medicine physician.

Sits on

Board of Trustees and Council 

Membership, Media and Development Board (Vice-Chair) and Deputy Editor of the Bulletin

Education, Training and Examinations Board

LLP Maintence and Development Group (Chair)

Technology Oversight Group

ACSA committee and is an ACSA reviewer

Specialist, Associate Specialist and Specialty doctors (SAS) Committee

Clinical content lead for Anaesthesia 2024

Previously contributed to the wellbeing task and finish group, the simulation strategy and prep stop block safety iniative.


Dr Toni Brunning qualified from the University of Birmingham and completed all her anaesthetic training in the West Midlands region.

She has completed a master’s degree in medical education through the University of Dundee. She currently sits on her trust’s Senior Education Committee as part of her role as the Champion of Flexible Training.

Outside of work, Toni likes to spend time in nature with her family and dogs. In the past 12 months she has discovered the joys of outdoor wild swimming, something which she has gone on to introduce to her friends and colleagues. She has continued this throughout the year, even when the water temperature drops and it becomes ‘ice swimming’.

Term of office on Council

March 2022-2028

Term of office as Trustee




Register of Interests

Course director of ‘Educating Anaesthetists and Promoting Wellness’ and ‘Educating Doctors and Promoting Wellness’