Dr Wimbush is a Consultant Anaesthetist with specialist interests in Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. He was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in 2007, where he was the Clinical Lead for Critical Care for over 9 years. Dr Wimbush is now the Medical Lead for the Thames Valley & Wessex Adult Critical Care Operational Delivery Network and chairman of the trust’s Transfusion Committee.
Dr Wimbush completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Cape Town in 1995, before moving to the UK in 1998. He worked in Truro and Exeter before completing his postgraduate training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in Bristol. He has advanced training in both Intensive Care Medicine and Paediatric Anaesthesia and in 2005 obtained his Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine. He obtained a Certificate in Medical Education from Bristol University in 2006 and is currently an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton and Clinical Lead for the BM4 programme at the University of Southampton.
He maintains an active involvement in critical care research and has a full anaesthetic and critical care commitment, both in the NHS and the private sector. His main academic interest outside anaesthesia is in medical education.
He has provided regular expert evidence and advice since 2013, predominantly to the General Medical Council, but also to coroners, hospital trusts and legal firms throughout the UK.