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Miss Clare Rees

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon 4408121Paediatrics
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Miss Clare Rees attended medical school at Bristol University, graduating in 1997 with a MBChB. She worked as a junior doctor in Bristol and the West Country before moving to London in 2003 to undertake research at the Institute of Child Health, University College London in neonatal surgery. This included running a randomised clinical trial in premature infants in over 30 countries, and led to the award of an MD in paediatric surgery from the University of London. She worked in hospitals around London to complete paediatric surgical training, including Royal London Hospital, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina Children’s Hospital. She was awarded an FRCS(Paed Surg) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014. In 2010 she was appointed to the NHS Leadership Academy Clinical Fellowship.This led to a postgraduate certificate in leadership and health service improvement from the University of Manchester Business School and the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham. In 2015 she was appointed as a locum consultant in specialist neonatal and paediatric surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital where she led several improvement projects and participated in clinical research. She was appointed as a substantive consultant paediatric surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare in April 2018, with a practice incorporating emergency work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Royal Brompton Hospital.