Catherine Ralph

Dr Ralph is a consultant anaesthetist and the anaesthesia department’s Blood Convservation Lead. She is also a SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) expert advisor.

She specialises in patient blood management, perioperative blood conservation and obstetric anaesthesia, with multidisciplinary emergency management and skills drills.

Dr Ralph also has a research interest in blood conservation in maternity with publications from 2008 to current. She was also the Chief Investigator for an innovative National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) funded single-centre study published in 2015 and is the Principle Investigator for a multi-centre PREVENTT (Preoperative Intravenous Iron to Treat Anaemia in Major Surgery) study.

Job Title

Consultant Anaesthetist


Obstetric anaesthesia, head and neck surgery and blood conservation

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Phone number

01872 258195 or 01872 258197

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