Dr Christopher Whitehead
About Christopher Whitehead
Dr Christopher Whitehead graduated from the University of Liverpool before training in Anaesthesia and Critical Care in the Mersey region. He was a Senior Registrar in Anaesthesia at Royal Perth Hospital in Australia and then a Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care Medicine at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool.
He has previously held the roles of Clinical Lead for Anaesthesia and Critical Care at The Walton Centre and Clinical Head of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, and Divisional Medical Director at Aintree University Hospital.
Dr Whitehead has an MSc in Healthcare Leadership from the University of Birmingham and Manchester Business School, and an NHS Leadership Academy Award in Senior Healthcare Leadership.
At The Walton Centre he is the Medical Appraisal Lead and the Clinical Director for Pain Medicine. He is also a Mentor for the NHS NW Leadership Academy Mentoring Hub and the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre and Critical Care mortality lead
Critical Care and Anaesthesia
MB ChB MSc FRCA FFICM
Management of traumatic brain injury
Critical care outcome
Membership of professional regional and national bodies
Intensive Care Society
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Neuro anaesthesia and Critical Care Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Everyone has experienced pain, we associate it with damage to our body, expect it to get better once healing has occurred.
The Horsley Intensive Care Unit consists of 20 beds
A world renowned multi-disciplinary Theatre team, accredited by the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Page last updated: 21 July 2021