Name and Position

Dr David Nunn PhD MB BChir FRCA

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287886


Department page: Anaesthetics 

Speciality: Anaesthesia

Special clinical interests: Anaesthesia for vascular and major upper gastro-intestinal surger

Secretary: Karen Hall

GMC number: 3559875         

Degrees & Universities: MA (Oxon) MB BChir (Cantab) PhD (Cantab) FRCA (Lond)

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain & Ireland; Difficult Airway Society; Society for Computing & Technology in Anaesthesia; Association of Anaesthetists; Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Professional profile: Dr Nunn received his undergraduate training in Oxford, prior to moving to Cambridge to do his PhD in intracellular calcium signalling and the inositol trisphosphate second messenger system. He completed his clinical training in Cambridge, and has remained in East Anglia since qualifying. His current interests are in medical information systems, and has written a number of medically-based computer programs. These include online cardiac risk calculators for predicting post-operative morbidity and mortality, and an intranet-based multiple choice question program for assisting other anaesthetists in their continuing medical education needs. He has also witten a program for online booking of patients for the emergency theatre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He also is on the audit subcommittee of the Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain & Ireland and has set up a national audit database for patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.

Personal profile: Dr Nunn grew up on the Isle of Wight, and his interests are computing and (along with the rest of his family) vegetarian food.