Dr Felicity Plaat
BA, MBBS, FRCA
Consultant Anaesthetist, Queen Charlotte’s & Hammersmith Hospitals
President, Association of Obstetric Anaesthetists
Felicity Plaat is a consultant anaesthetist at Queen Charlotte’s & Hammersmith Hospitals in London, specialising in obstetric anaesthesia. Areas of interest include high-risk obstetrics, team- based training, medicolegal and ethical aspects of anaesthesia.
She has run workshops, seminars and training courses in emergency obstetric care in resource poor and conflict zones across the world.
She is on the Committee of the Royal College of Anaesthetist in the UK, past membership secretary of the Association of Anaesthetists and is current president of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association. She is an assessor for MBRRACE and HSIB and a member of the working party for MOET [Managing obstetric emergencies & trauma].
She sits on the editorial boards of British Journal of Anaesthesia-Education and International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia. Currently her focus is on multidisciplinary management of the obstetric critically ill and victims of trauma.