RCoA Nominations Committee announce awards

Published: 29/07/2022

The College is delighted to announce details of awards from the May 2022 meeting of the RCoA Nominations Committee:


Dr Kirstin May has been awarded the College Medal  for her work as a role model for the SAS grade.  Throughout her time on College Council, she strove tirelessly to improve all aspects of life for SAS Grade doctors. In her Trust she practises independently, has held positions of responsibility, representing the SAS Grade doctors in LNC, and contributed as an appraiser and NCEPOD peer reviewer.

Dr Lucy Williams has been awarded the College Medal   as a role model for the SAS grade and also for her work on sustainability.  She has been the embodiment of change for how SAS anaesthetists are contributing to College life and business. As the College Lead for sustainability, Lucy oversaw the implementation of the College’s first formal Sustainability Strategy 

We are also delighted to announce that the following members are to be awarded the
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Dr Abhimanyu Bhattacharya has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since March 2020, where he has held a CESR Champion role providing guidance to SAS doctors.  He has a special interest is in Orthopaedics, Obstetrics and Regional Anaesthesia.

Dr Sunil Dasari is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine and has been based at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff since 2015. He is actively involved in pain medicine training and teaches international postgraduate students for University of Namibia studying towards their MMEd qualification.

Dr Adam Livingston is a Consultant Anaesthetist based at University Hospital Wishaw.  He has several years teaching experience, has been involved in many clinical research projects and has had many works published.  In 2019 he initiated and lead the team which won the Scottish Health and Social Care Facilities Sustainability Excellence Award.

Dr Anil Sivadas is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Basildon and Thurrock University NHS Foundation Trust.   He has held many senior management positions in the NHS and has also served in a critical role as the Clinical Services Unit (CSU) Lead for Anaesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Pain management, Theatres, Day Surgery Unit and SSD.

Dr Tomasz Torlinski is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham where he has been leading a postgraduate education programme since 2009.
His special interest is in critical care, anaesthesia in trauma and neurotrauma, burns, plastics and bariatrics.

If you wish to find out more about these College awards along with others please visit our Awards and Honours page.