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Tom Bashford

Tom is a Clinical Research Fellow funded by the NIHR Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma, and a Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. His academic interest is in developing a systems approach to global health, working between the Health Systems Engineering Group in the University Division of Anaesthesia, and the Healthcare Design Group in the Department of Engineering, at the University of Cambridge.

Tom’s introduction to global health came working with VSO in Ethiopia between 2011-2012, where he subsequently lead a programme of work for Lifebox Foundation. For the past 5 years he has worked on the Cambridge-Yangon Trauma Intervention Project which runs through Cambridge Global Health Partnerships, of which is he is a Committee member. He sits on the Global Health teaching faculty at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, and teaches on the MSc in Global Health with Surgery & Anaesthesia at King’s College London. Tom is the current President of the World Anaesthesia Society, the Specialist Society for UK anaesthetists interested in global health.