Dr Jim Bamber
Cambridge University Hospitals
Chair - Quality and Outcomes Working Group
Jim has been an elected member of the OAA Executive Committee since 2016 and is currently the Honorary Treasurer. After graduating from Glasgow University, he qualified as a GP before working as a Medical Officer for the British Antarctic Survey at its Rothera Research Station in Antarctica. On return to the UK he undertook anaesthetic training in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Leeds before his consultant appointment at Cambridge University Hospitals in 2000 where he has been clinical lead for obstetric anaesthesia, departmental chairman and clinical director. As chair of CUH Hospital Transfusion Committee and the East of England Regional Transfusion Committee he has developed an interest in transfusion practice in obstetrics. He has been an anaesthetic assessor for the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths for several years and is the current co-lead anaesthetic assessor for MBRRACE-UK. Jim has continued his interest in quality improvement in obstetric anaesthesia through his work as chair of the OAA Quality and Outcomes Working Group.