Dr Mark Skues

Dr Mark Skues

Editor-in-Chief

mskues@gmail.com

Mark graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 1980, and after house jobs in Stoke-on-Trent, Nottingham and training in cardiorespiratory medicine in Mansfield, embarked on a career in Anaesthesia, with posts in Nottingham, Bristol, Hamilton New Zealand, and Sheffield. He was appointed Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Therapy in 1992 in Chester. A subsequent competitive interview in 1999 saw him appointed as Director of Day Surgery in the same trust that coincided with the development of a new stand-alone five theatre Day Surgery Centre that opened in 2001. He was appointed to Council of the British Association of Day Surgery in 2009, was the Editor of the Journal of One Day Surgery from 2009 to 2011, President Elect from 2010 to 2012, and President of the Association between 2012 and 2014. Mark was appointed a member and subsequently Chair of the Scientific Subcommittee for Ambulatory Anaesthesia with the European Society of Anaesthesiology from 2014 to 2018. He was appointed as an Editor of the Journal ‘Ambulatory Surgery’ in 2015.

Dr Skues is an author of over 100 peer reviewed papers, including three book chapters on Ambulatory Surgery, and has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of topics. He was appointed as Editor of Ambulatory Surgery in 2016 and has developed the Bibliography which is now available – a huge project and now a great resource.