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Dr Tim Murphy



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Medical qualifications:


Current post:

Consultant paediatric cardiac anaesthetist

Secretary's name:

Holly Notta


Congenital cardiac anaesthesia

General paediatric and adult anaesthesia

Membership of professional bodies:

Royal college of anaesthetists, ACTA, BSE, APA, BCCA

Special clinical interests:

Perioperative echocardiography, paediatric thoracic anaesthesia, anaesthetic management for children with severe heart failure

Date of registration:


Professional profile/background:

First degree in PPE, Oxford, graduated 1988.  Investment banking industry 1988 - 1992.  Qualified from Bart's in 1997.  Anaesthetics training in east London 1999 - 2001.  Registrar training in the South West.  I completed a fellowship in paediatric/congenital cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle and worked there as a consultant from 2007 to 2014.  I have considerable experience in both paediatric and adult congenital cardiac anaesthesia, mechanical support, ventricular assist devices and transplantation - I have anaesthetised over sixty patients for heart and lung transplantation.  I passed the BSE TOE exam in 2011.

I returned to Bristol Children's Hospital in June 2014 where I have a mixed practice of paediatric cardiac and general paediatric anaesthesia.