Professor Michael Grocott

Qualifications

BSc MBBS MD FRCA FRCP FFICM

Term of office on Council

March 2016–2022

Vice-President

September 2019–2020

Hospital

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Biography

Mike Grocott is the Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Southampton, consultant in Critical Care Medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and an NIHR Senior Investigator.

Mike serves as vice-president of the RCoA (2019-20) and is deputy-chair of the national Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC). He was previously chair of the Education Training and Examinations Board (2018-19).

Mike graduated from St George’s in 1992 and was appointed senior lecturer at UCL in 2005.  He was the founding director of the NIAA Health Services Research Centre (2011-2016), chaired the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (2012-2017) and served on the board of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (2014-17).   Mike is NIHR CRN national specialty group lead for Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain (2015-20) and chairs the board of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (2018-2021). He is an adjunct professor of Anaesthesia at Duke University, North Carolina, USA and an honorary professor at University College London, UK.

He lives in the New Forest with his wife, Denny – anaesthetist, intensivist and perioperative physician – and with three young children, two rabbits and two degus. 

Register of Interests

Medical Advisory Board of Sphere Medical and Director of the Evidenced Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM) Community Interest Company. I have received honoraria for speaking and / or travel expenses from: Baxter; Fresenius-Kabi, Edwards Lifesciences, BOC Medical (Linde Group, Ely-Lilly Critical Care, Cortex GmBH.

I lead the Xtreme-Everest Oxygen Research Consortium which has received unrestricted grant funds from:  John Caudwell, BOC Medical (Linde Group), Ely-Lilly Critical Care, Smiths Medical, Deltex Medical, London Clinic, Rolex, Royal Free Hospital Charity, University College London Hospitals Special Trustees.  With others, I run a number of educational meetings through the EBPOM Community Interest Company and these meetings have sponsorship from multiple industry partners declared on a meeting-by-meeting basis.   I have received research grants paid to my institution (UoS/UHS/UCL/UCLH) from: National Institute of Health Research, Medical Research Council, National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, British Lung Foundation, Intensive Care Foundation, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, Sir Halley Stuart Trust, Francis and Augustus Newman Foundation, Sphere Medical Ltd, Pharmacosmos Ltd.

I serve as a committee member of the NHS England Nations Quality Board Partners Sub-Group; Chair and Director, Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research Consortium; Joint-Lead, Fit-4-Surgery research collaboration; Joint Editor in Chief, Perioperative Medicine; Secretary, International Board of Perioperative Medicine; Vice-President, CPX International; Treasurer, International Prehabilitation Society.