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Thomas, Dr Vaughan

MB, ChB, LRCP, LRCS, LRCP&S, FRCA, FFPMRCA, DCH

Specialty

Anaesthesia

Sub-specialty

Paediatric anaesthesia and pain management, and orthopaedic anaesthesia

Training and education

  • Studied medicine in Rhodesia in 1978
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, 1983
  • Diploma of Child Health, UK, 1984
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, 2008

Experience

Dr Thomas has worked for the Trust since 1992. He trained in Africa, with positions in the UK since qualifying as a doctor. His anaesthetic training has taken place in Zimbabwe, the UK, New Zealand and Sweden. This included neonatal paediatric training in the UK and New Zealand.

Dr Thomas held a research post in neonatal anaesthesia, and also has experience as a lecturer in anaesthesia.

Key achievements

Setting up the children’s acute pain service in Southampton in 1995.

Research

McCormick, A. S. M., Thomas, V. L., Berry, D. and Thomas, P. W.
Plasma concentrations and sedation scores after nebulized and intranasal midazolam in healthy volunteers.
British Journal of Anaesthesia 2008; 100(5): 631 - 6.